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Student Legal Services

Legal Services Office
Kansas State University
201 Holton Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-5307 fax

Our Services

Consultation and Limited Representation:

  • Misdemeanor criminal matters;
  • Uncontested divorces if neither party has children or real estate;
  • Traffic tickets;
  • Name changes;
  • Other factors will determine if the attorney will accept cases, such as time and schedule constraints, ethical considerations; and
  • The attorney must consider the merits of the case, and the practicalities before a case is accepted for litigation.

Consultation Only:

  • Landlord and Tenant matters;
  • Consumer problems, such as sales and service contracts;
  • Student organization risk management;
  • Cases, which can be brought in Small Claims Court;
  • Review contracts/leases; and
  • General legal advice

Document Preparation:

  • Affidavits
  • Contracts
  • Powers of Attorney/Apostille
  • Name Changes
  • Wills

Other Services Provide:

  • Notary Public
  • Referral to Private Attorneys and Outside Agencies

Excluded Services:

  • Fee generating cases;
  • Cases against Kansas State University or its’ affiliated organizations;
  • Student versus student cases, except in the case of uncontested divorces when one student waives the right to representation by Legal Services;
  • Securities cases;
  • Immigration cases;
  • Copyright and patent cases;
  • Bankruptcy cases;
  • Real Estate transactions, probate, or entrepreneurial problems;
  • Felonies;
  • Contested divorces or decree modifications; including child custody, support, and/or visitation;
  • Cases requiring travel outside Manhattan; and
  • Defense of misdemeanors occurring on the Kansas State University campus or misdemeanors of which the University is a victim or to which University employees are witnesses.


  • Risk Management
  • ABCs of the Being a College Student
  • Know Your Rights
  • Legal Issues for International Students
  • Fake Patty’s Day.  Real Fun.  Real Consequences.

*Not limited to these topics, please contact our office if your topic of choice is not listed and SLS will try to accommodate.