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Welcome to the DeSoto County Clerk of the Circuit Court's website. We are excited to provide the public with on-line services. We hope these services will be helpful to you. Above, you will see links to the various departments of the Clerk's Office. Since this is a work in progress, please feel free to contact us with suggestions or comments about this site.

We are happy to announce that you may now search Civil, Criminal and Traffic Citation records on our website. Click on the Records Search link above to search.

Administrative Order 2013-16.2 (Standing Family Law Court Order)

Please read the updated Administrative Order regarding court records on the web.

Pro Se Handbook for doing your own appeals.

Notice of District Court Assessment Survery

Family Law forms that are helpful to individuals who wish to represent themselves (pro se) in court matters.

 

The Clerk of the Circuit Court, established by the Constitution of 1838, is the public trustee for the county. The Clerk provides the checks and balances in county government by acting in their capacity as Clerk to the Board, Clerk to the Court and Keeper of the Public Record.

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS, BANK, DEBIT, CHARGE OR CREDIT CARD NUMBERS IN COURT RECORDS
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY:

REMOVAL OF CONFIDENTIAL NUMBERS

Any person has a right to request that the Clerk of the Circuit Court remove from an image or copy of a court document a social security number or complete bank account, debit, charge, or credit card number contained in a court document. Such request must be made in writing and delivered by mail, facsimile, electronic transmission, or in person to the Clerk of the Circuit Court. The request must specify the case number, the title of the document, and the identification page number of the document which contains the number to be redacted. A fee will not be charged for the redaction of a social security number or a complete bank account, debit, charge, or credit card number pursuant to such a request.


FILING CONFIDENTIAL NUMBERS PROHIBITED

Any person preparing or filing a court document may not include a social security number or a complete bank account, debit, charge, or credit card number in such document, unless required by law or court rule, or necessary to the adjudication of the case.


The accuracy of the information provided here is not guaranteed for legal purposes. Changes occur to the content and to get the most current information you would have to contact the Clerk of the Circuit Court's Office. For comments or suggestions about the web site, please feel free to contact us.