Courts in Mississippi
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Mississippi's State Courtsystem includes 82 Justice Courts, which hear small claims cases (cases with a value less than $3,500,) and preliminary misdemeanor hearings. Mississippi also has 226 Municipal Courts located in its cities, and these also handle preliminary misdemeanor hearings as well as traffic and ordinance cases. Mississippi's Chancery Courts and County Courts share jurisdiction over many types of civil cases including those involving torts, contracts, real property, domestic relations and mental health, as well as juvenile matters. County Courts also hear appeals from Justice and Municipal Courts. Mississippi's 22 districts each have at least one District Court that handles some tort and real property cases, criminal cases, and civil appeals. The Mississippi Court of Appeals hears civil, criminal and administrative agency appeals, and the state's highest court, the Mississippi Supreme Court.

Mississippi Supreme Court dockets and opinions are available on their website at If you're seeking other Mississippi court records, you'll need to contact the appropriate courthouse. Mississippi state courts don't mail or fax out copies of public records, but you can go to the courthouse and copy them for a small charge. See the Mississippi Clerk of Courts FAQ at for more information.
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25, Jul 2014 - Desoto, MS Former Southaven mayor Greg Davis sentenced to 30 months in state prison
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25, Jul 2014 - Desoto, MS Former Southaven Mayor Sentenced To 2.5 Years For Embezzlement, Fraud
Former Southaven Mayor Greg Davis was sentenced Thursday morning in DeSoto County Circuit to 2.5 years in a state prison for felony convictions of embezzlement and fraud, but he won't have to report to prison right away. Circuit Judge Robert Chamberlain granted Davis a $25,000 appeal bond and he could bond out until the case could be heard by the Mississippi Supreme Court.
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25, Jul 2014 - Appeals panel rules against Pugh in bail bond lawsuit
JACKSON COUNTY — A federal appeals panel has upheld a ruling that Mississippi sheriffs are authorized to decide who will — or won’t — write bail bonds in their counties.
25, Jul 2014 - Union, MS Hearing on Walnut Grove conditions
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25, Jul 2014 - McDaniel’s backers refile poll books lawsuit
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25, Jul 2014 - Miss. justices won't revisit ruling on poll books
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