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60-610. Time for objection to venue. Objection to the venue of an action shall not be allowed except on timely motion made and for grounds established before trial of the action is commenced on the merits.

History: L. 1963, ch. 303, 60-610; January 1, 1964.

Cross References to Related Sections:

Defenses and objections, how presented, see 60-212(b).

Law Review and Bar Journal References:

"Survey of Kansas Law: Family Law," Nancy G. Maxwell, 37 K.L.R. 801, 808 (1989).


1. Assurance of discontinuance accepted and approved by court not court order; violation did not constitute contempt of court. State v. McPherson, 208 K. 511, 512, 514, 515, 516, 493 P.2d 228.

2. Venue for the appeal from order of state appeals committee of state department was in Wyandotte county. Powers v. State Department of Social Welfare, 208 K. 605, 609, 493 P.2d 590.

3. Cited in holding trial court acted prematurely in sustaining motion to transfer venue. Lambertz v. Abilene Flour Mills Company, Inc., 209 K. 93, 97, 495 P.2d 914.

4. Failure to object to venue prior to motion for new trial constituted waiver. Rauscher v. St. Benedict's College, 212 K. 20, 23, 509 P.2d 1137.

5. Venue and objection thereto following acquiescence in judgment of divorce decree examined. In re Marriage of Powell, 13 K.A.2d 174, 177, 766 P.2d 827 (1989).

6. Inmate waived any objection to the trial court's transfer of venue to county where inmate was restrained, where inmate never objected to the change in venue. Bohanon v. Werholtz, 46 K.A.2d 9, 257 P.3d 1239 (2011).

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