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The capital city for the state, Topeka, KS sits in the center of Shawnee County. Meaning "to dig good potatoes", Topeka was chartered as a city in 1857, and at one time was located along the famous Oregon Trail. Topeka was also the home of Linda Brown, best known as the plaintiff in "Brown vs. Board of Education", the U.S. Supreme Court case eliminating the idea of "separate but equal" and requiring integration of the American school system.

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Topeka is in the midst of a period of economic redevelopment, with $5 million yearly being devoted to business development and job creation for the city. The city's 122,000 residents and visitors alike are drawn to the city's friendly mid-west atmosphere and activities such as the Old Prairie Town, the Combat Air Museum, and the city's annual Tulip Time Festival.
 
Numerous Topeka lawyers have chosen to make this bustling mid-western community their home. Lawyers in Topeka have experience dealing with a wide range of legal matters, including family, business, criminal, immigration, and personal injury.
 
Lawyers in Topeka recently brought a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Defense for religious freedom violations. The lawsuit claims that atheist soliders was forced to participate in programs and presentations by fundamentalist Christians attempting to force their religious views on others, and were given a "spiritual handbook" endorsed by General David Petraeus. The solider dropped the lawsuit in 2008; however, the Military Religious Freedom Foundation stated it planned to pursue the allegations against the Department in a separate lawsuit.
 
The Kansas judicial system is structured as a series of municipal courts, district courts, a court of appeals, and a state supreme court. Attorneys in Topeka typically argue their case in the Topeka Municipal Court, the Shawnee County District Court, the Kansas Court of Appeals, and the Kansas Supreme Court. A local Topeka lawyer can explain and help you navigate the procedural rules for each court.
 
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