The Kansas Open Records Act(PDF, 17KB) (KORA) grants you the right to inspect and obtain copies of public records created or maintained by public agencies in Kansas. The Open Records Act, K.S.A. 45-215, et seq., as amended, declares that it is the public policy of Kansas that “public records shall be open for inspection by any person.”
Public records are defined as “any recorded information, regardless of form or characteristics, which is made, maintained or kept by or is in the possession of any public agency.” The Unified Government Clerk’s office is classified as a public agency for the purposes of this Act.
You might be looking for a copy of the accident report for your insurance, a copy of your driving record, or public meeting notes. While obtaining records can seem overwhelming, by following the steps below we can get you to the right place.