COVID-19 INFORMATION & Resource HUB

updated 4/8/20


To reach KTLA staff, email info@ktla.org.

 

General resources

Kansas Department of Health & Environment (KDHE)

Center for Disease Control (CDC)

World Health Organization

 

Kansas government/official guidance

Judicial branch orders 

Link to all orders and info from the Supreme Court

Administrative Order 2020-PR-016 - Chief Justice's order to cease all but emergency operations, and

Administrative Order 2020-PR-032 - Chief Justice's order amending Administrative Order 2020-PR-016

Administrative Order 2020-PR-015 - Kansas Court of Appeals cancellation of oral arguments in March and April

Administrative Order 2020-PR-013 - Judicial Branch Policy on Pandemic Disease

Summary and Application of AO 2020-PR-032 - Judge Eric A. Commer, 18th Judicial District, Sedgwick County, April 8, 2020

 

Note: the following district orders predate AO 2020-PR-032, which supersedes district court orders that are in conflict.

18th Judicial District Guidance - Sedgwick County Response to Administrative Order 2020-PR-016 and Recission of Executive Order 20-06 Issued March 17

10th Judicial District Guidance - Johnson County Remains Open, Remote Appearances for All Hearings

7th Judicial District Guidance - Douglas County Administrative Order 20-20 regarding probate, emergency operations and "expeditious handling", issued March 31

 

Executive Branch

Office of the Governor - Executive Orders

Division of Workers Compensation - DOL COVID-19 Resources. Specific work comp practitioner updates are posted on OSCAR. 

Kansas Insurance Department  - KID FAQ, including p.2 regarding whether insurance agencies or companies are considered "essential businesses"; and Bulletin 2020-1 and suspension of Kansas laws on competition, unfair or deceptive acts or practices and correlating regulations

Office of Administrative Hearings - information about operations

 

Legislative Branch

House Substitute for SB 102 relating to extension or suspension of deadlines or time limitations, signed by the governor and effective upon publication in the Kansas Register (March 19,2020)

Kansas Legislature website

 

Other states/districts

Public Justice resource page - orders, opinions and sample briefs from other states and districts regarding remote depositions

 

Practice & business resources

Education/CLE

For attorneys seeking remote CLE opportunities, click here for a listing of plaintiff attorney-focused webinars currently scheduled. Per Kansas CLE requirements, Kansas attorneys may fulfill their 12-hour annual requirement online (6 hour cap on pre-recorded content). With any requests for additional online learning opportunities, or to offer to provide webinar presentations, please contact mkhaworth@ktla.org

 

KALAP Resources

The Kansas Lawyers Assistance Program has posted a COVID-19 resource and information page. In addition to links to Kansas Supreme Court Orders, KALAP provides links to guidance on practicing law during the COVID-19 emergency, online AA/NA meetings, and lawyer well-being.

 

SBA Emergency Funding Programs offered by the SBA Loan Group. Link to submit information and learn more.

 

 

 

News & Events

COVID-19: Impacts on Kansas Trial Lawyers

Updates on Kansas Courts


Trust Juries

Ktla's statement on hilburn v enerpipe, june 14, 2019

Read Here


Work Comp Nominating Committee Must Comply With KOMA

KTLA's Letter to shawnee county dA Chad 

Read Here


Protecting Fair Courts from Political Criticism and Budget Cuts
By F. James Robinson, Jr.
Read Here