Chancery Court Records

Chancery Court Scheduled in Hernando for the Week of February 16-19, 2021 Cancelled

All matters for Chancery Court scheduled for the Week of February 16-19, 2021 in Hernando  will be rescheduled at a later date. Please follow up with your attorney to get the new court date. 

Duties & Responsibilities of the Clerk

The Chancery Court office assists attorneys and the public with filing cases related to:

  • Adoption
  • Commitments
  • Department of Human Services support cases
  • Divorce
  • Emancipation (declaring a minor to be 21 for work purposes)
  • Estates
  • Insurance settlements to minors 
  • Name changes
  • Property disputes (over $50,000)
  • Property title confirmation

The Chancery Clerk's office cannot provide legal assistance, but there are resources available to you. These resources are provided as a convenience. Our office recommends that you hire an attorney to assist you if you have any questions or need advice with your Chancery matter.

Filing Fees

Filing Fees are set by statue according to Mississippi Code. The following types of payments are accepted: 

  • Cash
  • Check (no foreign checks)
  • Credit Card
  • Money Order

Customers wishing to use a credit card will have to pay a 2.5% convenience fee. That fee is paid to the processing company directly and will show as a separate charge. If you wish to pay with a credit card online, please confirm the amount due and use the online payment application. If you have any questions contact our office by phone 662-469-8398 or email the Chancery Court Office.

Mississippi Electronic Courts (MEC)

All case information (except that which is sealed by the court) is available in our office or through Mississippi Electronic Courts (MEC). There are public terminals available for use in our office for those that do not have access to MEC.

Passport Applications

The Chancery Court Clerk's office is a passport application acceptance facility. Please visit our Passport page for more information.