District Attorney Third Judicial District

Shawnee County Courthouse
200 SE Seventh Street, Suite 214
Topeka, KS 66603 (m)
Phone: (785) 251-4390
Fax: (785) 291-4909
Website: snco.us

Chadwick J. Taylor, District Attorney

Mission Statement: To provide our community the ethical and well organized District Attorney’s Office that it deserves, with a commitment to holding offenders accountable, giving voice to victims, partnering with law enforcement and increasing public safety.

Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday, (closed 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm)


  • Prosecution of criminal offenses in violation of the laws of the State of Kansas of both adult and juvenile offenders.
  • Litigation of Child in Need of Care cases when children’s safety is potentially at risk.
  • Involuntary commitment cases for persons needing hospitalization as a result of mental illness which makes them dangerous to themselves or to others.
  • Upholding the Kansas Victim’s Bill of Rights through providing information and services to victims of crime within our jurisdiction.   The Victim Witness Unit provides information on the judicial system and aids victims and witnesses participating in the system.  The Victim Assistance Unit also helps victims obtain available therapeutic and restitution services, makes referrals to other victim assistance programs that help individuals become whole after experiencing victimization.

Eligibility: All victims of crime within the Third Judicial District

How to Apply: Contact the Victim Assistance Unit of the Third Judicial District

Fees: Services provided to victims of crime are provided at no cost

Funding: County funds