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Courts

16th Chancery District Court 

400 Main Street
PO Box 610
Leaksville MS 39451

Phone: 601-394-2377
Fax: 601-394-4445
email address to follow

Cases heard in the Chancery Court include domestic/family matters, divorce, child custody, property division, adoptions, alimony, estates of descendants, land issues (titles, contracts), emancipation (declaring a minor to be 21 for work purposes), property title confirmation, property disputes (over $50,000), insurance settlements to minors, and commitments of mentally disabled.

The following Judges preside over the Greene County 16th Chancery District Court:

  • Hon. Michael Fondren
     
  • Hon. Jaye Bradley
     
  • Hon. D. Neil Harris

19th Circuit Court 

Greene County Courthouse
400 Main Street
PO Box 310
Leakesville, MS 3951

Phone: 601-394-2379
Fax: 601-394-2334
email address to follow

The Circuit Court has original jurisdiction over all civil and criminal matters not vested exclusively in another court. Most Circuit Court cases are heard by juries.

The following Judges preside over the Greene County Circuit Court:

  • Hon. Robert P. Krebs
     
  • Hon. Dale Harkey
     
  • Hon. Kathy King Jackson

Justice Court 

407 Greene Street
PO Box 547
Leakeville, MS 39451

Phone: 601-394-2347
Fax: 601-394-2114
email address to follow

The Justice Court resides over a myriad of matters, from civil suits to delinquent mobile home taxes. Traffic tickets issued by the State Highway Patrol and the Greene County Sheriff's Department are resolved in the Justice Court, as well as Public Service tickets, Gaming, Fishing and Marine Reserve tickets.

This Court hears all matters with regard to DUIs and violations of County ordinances. All felony cases are first heard in the Justice Court for initial appearance and the filing of affidavit. Judges from this office have court sessions at the jail three times each week to ensure each person's right to have an initial court appearance within three days of arrest.

The following Judges preside over the Greene County Justice Court:

  • Post 1 - Hon. Jeff Byrd
     
  • Post 2 - Hon. L. Joe Beard

Youth Court 

416 Main Street
PO Box 610
Leaksville, MS 39451

Phone: 601-394-2347
Fax: 601-394-2114
email address to follow

Cases heard in the Youth Court include matters involving delinquent children, children in need of supervision, and neglected and/or abused children.

The following Judges preside over the Greene County Youth Court:

  • Hon. Cheryl Kittrell Pierce

Prosecutor

  • Lee Turner

Public Defender

  • Brandy Hambright