Addresses and information on Mississippi small claims courts and case filings.
A person can file a claim in small claims court if he/she has a dispute involving a certain amount of money with another person, company or government agency.
The amount that could be recovered is limited, and it varies from state to state (usually from $1,500 to 10,000 Dollars.)
Most common claims in small claims courts involve:
Things to bring to court:
Original copies of all papers you need to help prove the case (contracts, letters, rental agreements, canceled checks, deeds, repair bills, IOUs, diagrams, written damage estimates, photographs or even drawings.)
2 photocopies of every original document. (one for the defendant, one for the court)
The piece of clothing or the appliance damaged by the defendant, if that's the case.
Any witness that could help the case. Some judges allow notarized statements by witness that cannot appear in court.
Small Claims Courts Requirements:
Hearing dates are usually set on some evenings or on Saturday (once a month.)
Hearing is scheduled within 40 days in most cases (up to 70 days if one litigant does not live in the same county).
Drug Court 15th Judicial Court District 310 W Main Ave Lumberton, MS 39455-2435 Phone:(601) 796`8510
Drug Court First District 2405 E Chambers Dr Booneville, MS 38829-8927 Phone:(662) 728`0480
Justice Court District 2 401 W Court St Sumner, MS 38957-9719 Phone:(662) 375`9452
U S Government District Court Judges 2012 15th St Gulfport, MS 39501-2038 Phone:(228) 563`1744
United States Government District Court Judges 245 E Capitol St Jackson, MS 39201 Phone:(601) 965`4418
Bolivar County Circuit Court Courthouse Cleveland, MS 38732 Phone:(662) 843`2071
US Federal District Court 301 W Commerce St Aberdeen, MS 39730-2520 Phone:(662) 3694952
US Federal District Court 911 Jackson Ave E Ste 369 Oxford, MS 38655-3622 Phone:(662) 234`1971
5TH Circuit Court 2012 15th St Gulfport, MS 39501-2038 Phone:(228) 563`1720
Circuit Clerk Court 100 E First St Forest, MS 39074-4203 Phone:(601) 469`3874
Bay St Louis-Waveland School District PO Box 2550 Bay St Louis, MS 39521-2550 Phone:(228) 466`5476