Circuit Court

The Circuit Court has original jurisdiction over all civil and criminal matters not vested exclusively in another court. Most Circuit Court cases are heard by juries.

Contact Information


Judge Debra W. Blackwell

Main Phone: (601) 442-8363
Fax: (601) 445-7954


Judge Carmen Drake
Deputy Court Administrator: Duchess Prater

Main Phone: (601) 445-7933
Fax: (601) 445-2369

Adult Drug Court

Joe Belling, ARC Coordinator (Intervention Court)
Rick Varino, HARP Coordinator (Intervention Court)

Main Phone: (601) 304-7892
Fax: (601) 442-0652

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