Links to State and Tribal Child Welfare Law and Policy - Kansas

Date: May 2021

Statutes

Website for Statutes:

http://kslegislature.org/li/b2017_18/statute/ 

Citations:

  • Adoption: chapter 59, article 21; chapter 38, article 3
  • Child protection: chapter 38, article 22, §§ 38-2222 through 38-2255
  • Child welfare: chapter 38, articles 12, 22
  • Guardianship: chapter 38, article 22, § 38-2272
  • Youth services: chapter 75, article 53, §§ 75-53,111 through 75-53,120
  • Indian child welfare: § 38-2203

Regulation/Policy

Website for Administrative Code:

https://sos.ks.gov/publications/pubs_kar.aspx

Website for Agency Policies:

http://www.dcf.ks.gov/services/PPS/Pages/PPSpolicies.aspx

Other Resources

Kansas Court Rules(opens in new window)

Tribal codes available online: