Neshoba County, MS

Celebrating 180 Years

Justice Court

The Neshoba County 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 Neshoba 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 forinitial appearance and the filing of affidavit. Judges from this office have court sessions at the jail to ensure each person's right to have an initial court appearance within three days of arrest.


Place One

Judge Steve Cumberland
200 Byrd Avenue
Philadelphia, Mississippi 39350
Phone 601-656-4503
Fax 601-656-6482


Place Two




County Prosecuting Attorney

Tammy Copeland Smith
326-A Main Street
Philadelphia, Mississippi 39350
Phone 601-389-5888
Fax 601-389-5844



Justice Court Office Staff
Kathy Warren, Justice Court Clerk

Vermanda Fuller, Deputy Clerk
Jean Nowell, Deputy Clerk
Summer Bridges, Deputy Clerk


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Neshoba County Justice Court
200 Byrd Avenue
Philadelphia, MS 39350
Phone: 601-656-4053
Fax: 601-656-6482

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