Justice Court

Newton County Justice Court

Justice Court Judges have jurisdiction over matters in small claims civil cases involving amounts of $3,500 or less, misdemeanor criminal cases and traffic offense that happen outside a municipality. Justice Court Judges also conduct bond hearings and preliminary hearings in felony criminal cases and can also issue search warrants.

Justice Court judges are the only Mississippi judges that are elected in partisan races. Justice Court Judges serve four-year terms.

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Jan Addy, District 1

P.O. Box 69
Decatur, MS 39327
 (601) 635-2927
 (601) 635-4047                                                                     

Mark McDonald, District 2

P.O. Box 69
Decatur, MS 39327
 (601) 635-2927
 (601) 635-4047 

Justice Court Clerk

Sue Graham

P.O. Box 69
Decatur, MS 39327
 (601) 635-2927
 (601) 635-4047

Deputy Court Clerk

Lolita Jordan

P.O. Box 69
Decatur, MS 39327
 (601) 635-2927
 (601) 635-4047