This website is designed to make information about the chancery court system easily accessible to the public. The Tenth Chancery District of Mississippi consists of five counties (Forrest, Lamar, Marion, Pearl River, and Perry) with Chancery courthouses in the five respective county seats (Hattiesburg, Purvis, Columbia, Poplarville, and New Augusta).
On this site, you will find the jurisdiction and duties of these courts, contact information for the judges and their staffs, contact information for each Clerk of court, information on filing procedures, local court rules, directions to each courthouse, case schedules, and each Chancellor's individual docket. Information on each of this district's four Chancellors is also available.
You must Contact the court administrator to have your case placed on the Chancellor's docket. Any orders containing trial settings need to be sent to the Chancellor's court administrator.
As stated in Section 159 of the Mississippi Constitution, "[t]he chancery court shall have full jurisdiction in the following matters and cases:
As allowed by the Mississippi Constitution, the cases heard by the Chancery Court include the following categories. If your matter does not fall within one of the following, please reference the Other Courts and Agencies contact page for more information.