The Topeka Bar Association has organized an expungement day for September 15, 2022 at the Ag Hall, Kansas Expocentre open to the public from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Support and assistance is being provided by the Third Judicial District Court, Shawnee County Clerk of the District Court, the Shawnee County District Attorney Mike Kagay, Third Judicial District Public Defender Office, Kansas Legal Services, Washburn University, and Butler and Associates. Volunteer attorneys will be present to answer questions and assist applicants prepare their paperwork. Code for KC volunteers will also be present, testing a prototype expungement app. The expungmenert app makes it easy and simple to answer questions and complete all of the forms necessary to file.
Information sessions are being conducted at the Topeka Shawnee County Public Library, 1515 SW 10th Ave, Topeka, KS 66604, on Friday, August 19, 2022 from 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM and Saturday, Augsut 27, 2022 from 12:30 PM ro 3:30 PM. A presentation will explain what expungement is, eligibility, and how to apply. Volunteer attorneys will be on hand to answer questions you may have.
On the Expungement Day (September 15, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM), all of the necessary resources will be present. Forms will be available. Attorneys to answer questions. The District Attorney's Office will be available to look up criminal history information required to fill out the petition. Your completed petition and the other paperwork may be filed with the Clerk of the District Court at the Ag Hall. If you are unable to pay the $195 filing fee, you may apply for the filing fee to be waived.
If you have an arrest, diversion, or conviction in your past, you should attend the information sessions and the Expungement Day.