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20th CIRCUIT COURT DISTRICT & COUNTY COURT




215 East Government Street
Suite A
Brandon, MS 39042

Phone: 601-825-1466
Fax:     601-825-1465

Rebecca N. Boyd, Circuit Clerk
 

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Circuit Clerk Responsibilities

  • Serves as Clerk of the County and Circuit Courts.
  • Receives and files all law suits, indictments, motions and other related papers in all Civil and Criminal Cases filed in the Circuit or County Courts and issues all process including summons and subpoenas.
  • Draws Jurors and qualifies Juries. (You do not have to serve on jury duty if you are over the age of 65. You may call the Circuit Clerk's Office and be taken off the Jury List if you are over 65).
  • Keeps a record of all Judgments and Executions.
  • Issues marriage licenses and keeps records of marriages.
  • Records medical and other professional licenses.
  • Registers citizens to vote and has other duties in handling elections.

Voter Information

• You must be registered to vote thirty (30) days before an election.

• The Circuit Clerk’s Office is open for registration two Saturdays prior to an election from 8:00 a.m. until noon. The deadline to cast an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office is noon on the Saturday prior to an election.

• Absentee balloting begins forty-five (45) days prior to an election and ends at noon the Saturday before the election.

Marriage License Information (Effective July 1, 2012)

  • Bride and Groom must come to the Circuit Clerk's office together to apply
  • Marriage License Cost is $22 .00 – CASH ONLY
  • Proof of age must be provided in the form of Driver's License, Birth Certificate or other legal document which contains name and date of birth.
  • The Circuit Clerk shall not issue a marriage license to any male applicant under seventeen (17) years of age, or any female applicant under fifteen (15) years of age, without a court order from a Circuit, County or Chancery Judge.
  • If either applicants are under 21 years of age, he/she must have consent from parents or legal gardians giving their permission to apply for the marriage license.
  • If applicants have previously been married and divorced or lost a spouse through death, the applicant will need to supply the month, day and year the marriage ended.
  • Once a license is issued, it does not expire.
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