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If you are the victim of a crime, please contact your local law enforcement agency as soon as possible!
To file Criminal Charges in Justice Court:
Justice Court accepts both misdemeanor and felony charges.
The difference between the two are:
The first step in filing a felony charge is speaking with an investigator with the Pearl River County Sheriff's Office. The investigator will then refer the victim to the Justice Court.
Note: Did you know that you could search the MS code online? If filing charges, you can go to Search Mississippi Law to find what charge to use or to look up Mississippi laws.