Kansas Consumer Resources
Sunflower state residents: If you are searching for your state’s resources, you have come to the right page. We have created an entire page dedicated to helpful links that Kansas residents might search. If you’re looking for general information, legal help, educational or financial tips, or employment opportunities, we have a list compiled for your search.
Below is a summary of each link’s content, as well as any necessary contact information.
Attorney General – You can find a variety of state information through this website. Learn more about acquiring concealed carry license and crime prevention. You can check out Kansas’ most wanted criminals, or search the offender registry. Consumers can read about how to protect themselves, and can even report a dispute on the site or contact the hotline at 1-800-432-2310.
Insurance Commissioner – This office regulates insurance practices and providers to ensure they are all operating within the Kansas law. You can read about actions the commissioner has taken against unlawful business operations. You can also read more about insurance programs offered. You can also subscribe to email newsletters from the Insurance Department.
Corporation Commission – This department oversees the regulation of utility services and companies. They ensure that each company is following the laws set in place in Kansas. You can get information on developing issues through the news tab, or conduct a general search of any utility industry. There are links available for consumers to report a utility problem, or you can contact the Consumer Assistance line toll free at 1-800-662-0027.
Small Claims Court – If you are looking to pursue a small claims court case in Kansas, this is a good link to get started. You will get basic information on how the court system works. You will be able to review court cost limits, attorney requirements, and Kansas law provisions. You can also see appeals processes and other details to help you pursue your case.
Kansas Lemon Law – This is your consumer guide to pursuing a lemon law case in your state. Get information on what Kansas qualifies a vehicle as a lemon. You can learn more about the steps to take to get you out of the wrong vehicle and into the right one.
Kansas Education – This resource will give you helpful links to get additional educational information for various Kansas schools. You can learn more about higher education options and state colleges and universities. Students can get information on student loans and college savings programs. There is additional information for educators as well.
Department of Health & Environment – This website offers information for health programs and services offered by the state of Kansas. You can find medical aide resources, rehabilitation agencies, and a list of special needs hospitals. You can also report issues and find other forms concerning health care providers.
State Employment Center – Job seekers can get employment information from this site. You can view and apply for job openings, and get information on pay plans and taxes. All you need is a valid email address to register for the database, and from there your job hunt is simple.
Department of Labor – Employers and workers can visit this site for relevant information pertaining to their positions. There are employers’ links and workers’ compensation help pages. Laws and safety tips for the workplace are listed. You can contact the department directly at (785) 296-5000.
Contact Kansas State & Local Consumer Agencies
State and local consumer protection offices mediate disputes, conduct investigations, prosecute offenders of consumer laws, license and regulate a variety of professionals, promote strong consumer protection legislation, provide educational materials and advocate in the consumer interest. To save time, call the office before sending in a written report. Ask if the office handles the type of problem you have and if forms are provided.
Attorney General Consumer Protection Division
Office of Attorney General
120 SW 10th Ave.
Topeka, KS 66612-1597
Toll free in KS: 1-800-432-2310
Consumer Fraud Division
Johnson County District Attorney's Office
Johnson County Courthouse
100 North Kansas Ave.
Olathe, KS 60061
State Banking Regulators
The officials listed below regulate and supervise state-chartered banks. Many of them handle or refer problems about other types of financial institutions as well. Some also answer general questions about banking and consumer credit. If you are dealing with a federally chartered bank, check the listing of Selected Federal Agencies.
700 SW Jackson Street
Topeka, KS 66603-3714
State Insurance Regulators
Each state has its own laws and regulations for all types of insurance, including car, homeowner and health insurance. The officials listed below enforce these laws. Many of these offices can provide you with information to help you make informed insurance buying decisions.
Commissioner, Insurance Division
420 SW 9th Street
Topeka, KS 66612-1678
Toll free in KS: 1-800-432-2484