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Posted on: March 15, 2020

[ARCHIVED] COVID-19 & its effects on Chancery Operations


Chancery Court

In regards to the Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, we have received an Emergency Order from Chief Justice Michael K. Randolph, regarding Chancery Court operations. Chancery Courts will remain open for business to ensure courts fulfill their constitutional and statutory duties. Per Emergency Order, ALL court proceedings shall be limited to attorneys, parties, witnesses, security officers members of the press, and other necessary persons, as determined by the trial judge. If you have court please please read this order,  and ensure that only necessary parties attend. Attorneys should continue to utilize MEC for filing court documents. Initial filings, summonses and other documents that cannot be e-filed can be mailed to one of the addresses below. Questions can be emailed to You can also contact our office by phone 662-469-8398 or fax 662-469-8308.

Land Records

Be aware that Land Records can now be filed electronically. Visit the Chancery Clerk’s website for the detailed information on how to sign up with a third party submitter for this service. The offices will remain open to the public as long as we are able to be open. Please mail in documents to one of the addresses below. If you have questions, you can email You may also contact land records staff by phone at 662-469-8397. 

Delinquent Taxes

Delinquent Property taxes should be mailed to 365 Losher St., #120, Hernando, MS 38632. You may call our office at 662-469-8399 to get the current amount due or you can utilize our delinquent tax website.

More information

Please visit our website for all important information needed in regards to Chancery. If you have questions about other DeSoto County offices and how COVID-19 if affecting their operations, please visit the county website

All Mail through the USPS can be addressed to:

Chancery Clerk
PO Box 949
Hernando, MS 38632

Fed Ex or UPS can be addressed to:

311 West South St, Ste C
Hernando, MS 38632

We are very sorry for the inconvenience but want to do everything we can to keep everyone safe.

Sincerely your Chancery Clerk,
Misty Heffner

Chancery Clerk's Website
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