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The record: A list of people who are scheduled to appear in Wichita Municipal Court.
Why you’d want it: To learn more about municipal court cases and for backgrounding purposes.
Where you get it: Go to www.wichita.gov. Click on the “Docket Search” link under the “How Do I?” menu. If you leave the name field blank and click the search button, you’ll get a list of people scheduled to appear in court.
How much the record will cost: The information is free.