The most you can ask for in a small claims case is $4,000.
Small claims cases in Kansas are heard in the Small Claims (District Court).
For information on Kansas's statute of limitation periods related to written contracts, oral contracts, injuries, and property damage, see Nolo's 50-state Statutes of Limitations chart.
You are generally not allowed to have an attorney represent you in small claims court in Kansas, but if one party has an attorney, then all other parties are entitled to an attorney.
Eviction cases are not allowed in small claims court in Kansas, but must be heard by a higher court.
In Kansas, jury trials are not allowed in small claims court.
For more information about Kansas small claims court, see http://kscourts.org/rules-procedures-forms/small-claims-information/ or http://ag.ks.gov/docs/publications/small-claims-court.pdf?sfvrsn=6.
Nolo's Small Claims Court area has many helpful related articles. For more detailed help with filing a case, using the best strategy in court, and collecting your money if you win, see Everybody's Guide to Small Claims Court, by Attorney Ralph Warner (Nolo).
Updated: October 1, 2015