Courts

6th Chancery District Court  

230 West Washington Street
Kosciusko, MS 39090
Phone:  662-289-2921
Fax:  662-289-7662
chanceryclerk@attalacounty.net

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 Attala County 6th Chancery District Court:

  • Hon. Joseph Kilgore
     
  • Hon. Edward Fenwick
     

Circuit Court

Attala County Courthouse
100 Courthouse, Ste 1
Kosciusko, MS 39090
Phone: 662-289-1471
Fax: 662-289-7666
circuitclerk@attalacounty.net

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 Attala County Circuit Court:

  • Hon. George Mitchell
     
  • Hon. Joseph H. Loper

Justice Court  

100 Courthouse, Ste. 4
Kosciusko, MS 39090
Phone:  662-289-7272
Fax: 662-289-0105

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 Attala 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 Attala County Justice Court:

  • East - Hon. Robert T. (Bob) Jordan
     
  • West - Hon. Ronnie Stewart

Youth Court 

230 W Washington St.
Kosciusko, MS 39090
Phone: 662-289-2921
Fax: 662-289-7662

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 Attala County Youth Court:

  • Hon. Joseph Kilgore
     
  • Hon. Edward Fenwick