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12-4105. Municipal judge; appointment; qualifications; compensation. The municipal court shall be presided over by a municipal judge. The judge shall be selected in the manner provided by statute. The person who is selected shall be:

(a) A citizen of the United States;

(b) a graduate of a high school or secondary school or the equivalent thereof; and

(c) (1) in cities other than cities of the first class, an attorney regularly admitted to practice law in the state of Kansas or certified by the supreme court in the manner prescribed by K.S.A. 12-4114, as qualified to serve as a municipal judge; or

(2) in cities of the first class an attorney regularly admitted to practice law in the state of Kansas.

The municipal judge shall receive a monthly or annual salary set by ordinance of the city in which such municipal judge presides, except where otherwise provided by law.

History: L. 1973, ch. 61, § 12-4105; L. 1989, ch. 66, § 4; July 1.

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