marshall county ms18th Chancery District Court 

128 East Van Dorn Avenue
P.O. Box 219
Holly Springs, MS 38635
Phone: (662) 252-4431
Fax: (662) 252-0004

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 Marshall County Chancery District Court:

  • Hon. Glenn Alerson
  • Hon. Robert Q. Whitwell

3rd Circuit Court 

128 East Van Dorn Avenue
P.O. Box 459
Holly Springs, MS 38635
Phone: (662) 252-3434
Fax: (662) 252-5951

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 Marshall County Circuit Court:

  • Hon. Andrew K. Howorth
  • Hon. John Gregory
  • Hon. Kelly Luther

Justice Court 

819 West Street
P.O. Box 729
Holly Springs, MS 38635
Phone: (662) 252-3585
Fax: (662) 252-0028

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 Marshall 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 Marshall County Justice Court:

  • North - Hon. Eugene Brown, Jr.
  • South - Hon. Ernest Cunningham

Youth Court

136 North Alderson Street
P.O. Box 219
Holly Springs, MS 38635
Phone: (662) 252-4431
Fax: (662) 551-3302

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

The following Judge presides over the Marshall County Youth Court:

  • Sarah Liddy, Youth Court Referee

Prosecutor

  • Shirley C. Byers