Criminal Division


The DeSoto County Justice Court Criminal Division handles 17,000 cases per year. These are misdemeanors, preliminary hearings, initial appearances and bonding hearings on felony cases, all Sheriff's Department, Mississippi Highway Patrol, Constable, Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Mississippi Motor Carrier Division and Mississippi Department of Transportation traffic tickets.

The DeSoto County Criminal Court shall convene Monday through Friday. 

Payments for traffic citations may be made via cash, cashiers check, money order, and credit cards Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm in the clerk's office. You may also pay your citation online.