Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Annual Conference. May 13, 2022.

Kansas Protection Order Portal: Balancing Security and Accessibility

Description: Covid-19 and the subsequent measures to limit its spread have had a disruptive effect on all aspects of our lives, including access to legal services and court operations. In Kansas, this meant that overnight, victims of abuse and sexual crimes lost access to self-help centers, victims’ advocates, and whatever little assistance they had before. This workshop will address the benefits and limitations of using technology to help self-represented litigants. The presenters will share the lessons learned from building an automated system to allow litigants to file for a protection order online without visiting a courtroom.

Barbara Glesner Fines, JD, LLM, Univ. of Missouri Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, MO
Staci Pratt, JD, MLS, Univ. of Missouri Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, MO Disclaimer:
The information provided in this presentation is for educational purposes only. The opinions expressed in this presentation and on the following slides are solely those of the presenters and not necessarily those of our clients and partners.