Circuit Clerk

Overview

The Circuit Court Clerk is elected at large to a four year term and has primary responsibilities which lie within the Circuit Court. Primary responsibilities are to maintain the general court docket which includes the names and parties in each case, plea, indictment, records from inferior courts on appeal, and other documents entered and referred to the minute book and page. Also, the Circuit Court Clerk serves as the county registrar for voters and issues and files marriage licenses. Additional duties are in accordance with applicable Sections 9-7, 23-15, and 41-57-3 through 41-57-27.

  • Maintains an appearance docket which includes all civil cases not triable in the first term of the court.
  • Maintains a subpoena docket and execution docket.
  • Authority to appoint deputy circuit court clerks.
  • Prepares a list for the Board of Supervisors of all judgments rendered and cases disposed of during the term.
  • Prepares a certified list of allowances made by the court each term, payable from the county treasury.
  • Prepares a full and complete record of final outcomes of every case.
  • Serves as the registrar for county voters.
  • Assists county election commissioners, executive committees, or board of supervisors in the election process.
  • Receives filing fees for election candidates.
  • Issues marriage licenses and files Statistical Records of Marriage with the state board of health.
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Baretta Mosley, Circuit Clerk

Contact Information

Physical Address: 1 Courthouse Square, Suite 101, Oxford, MS 38655
Mailing Address: 1 Courthouse Square, Suite 101, Oxford, MS 38655
Telephone: 662-234-4951
Fax: 662-236-0238

Office Hours

8:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday

Elected Official

Baretta Mosley
Circuit Clerk
Department: Circuit Clerk
Address: 1 Courthouse Square, Suite 101 , Oxford, MS 38655
Telephone: 662-234-4951
Fax: 662-236-0238
Email: bmosley@lafayettecoms.com

Contacts

Adrienne Garner
Deputy Circuit Clerk, Civil Division
Department: Circuit Clerk
Address: 1 Courthouse Square, Suite 101 , Oxford, MS 38655
Telephone: 662-234-4951
Email: agarner@lafayettecoms.com

LaSonja Pettis
Deputy Circuit Clerk, Civil Division
Department: Circuit Clerk
Address: 1 Courthouse Square, Suite 101, Oxford, MS 38655
Telephone: 662-234-4951
Email: lpettis@lafayettecoms.com

Nina Rikard
Deputy Circuit Clerk
Department: Circuit Clerk
Address: 1 Courthouse Square, Suite 101 , Oxford, MS 38655
Telephone: 662-234-4951
Email: nrikard@lafayettecoms.com

Katreena Thompson
Deputy Circuit Clerk, Criminal Division
Department: Circuit Clerk
Address: 1 Courthouse Square, Suite 101 , Oxford, MS 38655
Telephone: 662-234-4951
Email: kthompson@lafayettecoms.com

Barbara Dunn
Deputy Circuit Clerk
Department: Circuit Clerk
Address: 1 Courthouse Square, Suite 101 , Oxford, MS 38655
Telephone: 662-234-4951
Email: bdunn@lafayettecoms.com

Alice Adams
Deputy Circuit Clerk
Department: Circuit Clerk
Address: 1 Courthouse Square, Suite 101 , Oxford, MS 38655
Telephone: 662-234-4951
Email: aadams@lafayettecoms.com

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