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15th CIRCUIT COURT of MISSISSIPPI

Serving Jefferson Davis, Lamar, Lawrence, Marion & Pearl River County.

ABOUT US

15th Judicial Circuit Court

The 15th Judicial Circuit is located in Jefferson Davis, Lamar, Lawrence, Marion & Pearl River County.

The 15th Circuit Court is a court of general jurisdiction.  Section 156, Article 6 of the Mississippi Constitution gives circuit courts “original jurisdiction in all matters civil and criminal in this state not vested by this Constitution in some other court, and such appellate jurisdiction as shall be prescribed by law.”  Circuit Courts handle felony criminal cases, civil cases, lower court appeals, and agency appeals.

15TH CIRCUIT COURT OF MISSISSIPPI

CIRCUIT JUDGES

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Honorable
Prentiss G. Harrell

Circuit Judge

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Honorable
Brad Touchstone

Circuit Judge

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Honorable
Richelle Lumpkin

Circuit Judge

How to get a hearing date

  • Hearing dates for Judge Harrell – please contact his court administrator, Nick Tremonte 601-794-3482.
  • Hearing dates for Judge Touchstone will be posted for each court term OR contact his court administrator, Crystal Browning 601-794-1051.
  • Hearing dates for Judge Lumpkin – please contact her court administrator, Tonya Tynes 601-749-7722.

You may schedule a hearing on any date listed under the Calendar pull-down menu.
Additional hearing dates and telephonic hearings may be scheduled through Nick Tremonte based on the Court’s availability.
Motion Hearings may be scheduled in any county regardless of the county in which the case was filed.
Please copy the Judge’s Office with a notice of hearing and a copy of all motions to be heard at courtadmin-2@circuit15.org. If the motion and exhibits are more than 75 pages total, the attorney requesting the hearing must print, tab, and mail to the court all relevant documents.

Choose one of the preset dates (see drop down calendar for motion dates) (NOTE : IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO SCHEDULE A MOTION HEARING IN THE COUNTY OF FILING).
If you need to set a hearing date on a day other than a preset date OR would like to schedule a telephonic hearing/conference please contact Crystal Browning, Court Administrator: 601-794-1051, to discuss.
Send a copy of the Motion and Notice to the court via the USPS to P.O. Box 269, Purvis, MS 39475 OR via PDF to email address : cbrowning@circuit15.org.
(NOTE: A COPY OF THE MOTION AND NOTICE MUST BE SENT TO THE JUDGE’S OFFICE BEFORE A MOTION WILL BE PLACED ON THE CALENDAR – EVEN IF FILING THROUGH MEC AN EMAILED OR HARD COPY MUST BE SENT/DELIVERED TO THE JUDGE’S OFFICE).