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Municipal Court


300 N. Court Avenue, Third Floor

Thomas County Courthouse

P.O. Box 973

Colby, Kansas 67701

785-460-4446 (Phone)

785-460-4448 (Fax)



The Municipal Court has jurisdiction to hear and determine cases involving any violations of the Ordinances of the City of Colby.  If you receive a ticket within the City of Colby, the Municipal Court will have control of your case.


The Colby Municipal Court deals with alleged violations of city ordinances committed within the city limits.  The cases usually involve traffic and other minor offenses.  A person charged with an offense in municipal court may be represented by a lawyer.  The judge hears the cases without a jury.  Anyone convicted in municipal court may appeal to the Thomas County District Court.



Municipal Court Judge:

            Richard J. Ress




Court Clerk:

            Terina Schmidt





Court Hours:

            Every Tuesday from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM and

                  1:00 PM to 4:00 PM



Court Hearings:

The Municipal Court has set aside the first and third Tuesday of each month for court hearings.  The hearings are conducted between the hours of 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon and 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M.


Trials are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 10:00 a.m. 

585 N Franklin Ave • Colby, KS 67701
Ph. 785-460-4400 • Fx. 785-460-4444
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