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Clerk to the Board of Supervisors

•Keeps and preserves Board of Supervisor Board Meeting Minutes

•Assist Board of Supervisors in preparation of County budget


Homestead Applications

•Reviews Homestead applications for accuracy, completeness, and eligibility

•Prepares Homestead Assessment rolls

•Communicates with Homestead applicants upon disallowance by State Tax Commission

•Prepares Board Order relative to rejection/objection of homestead disallowances


County Treasurer and Auditor

•Responsible for receipt of all county funds

•Prepare warrants for accounts payables invoices upon approvalby Board of Supervisors

•Confirms accuracy of all accounts payable invoices

•Responsible for securing loans upon request by Board ofSupervisors

•Reports to Board of Supervisors on the financial strength ofCounty

•Responsible for investment of County funds


Collector of Delinquent Taxes

•Responsible for collection of all delinquent taxes for a two- yearperiod

•Responsible for notification of maturing delinquent taxes toproperty owners and lienors

•Responsible for distribution/settlement of all collections of delinquent taxes 


County Recorder

•Records and preserves all Deeds, Deeds of Trust, Power ofAttorney, Uniform Commercial Codes, Federal Tax Liens, Military Discharges, Construction Liens, Lis Pendens, Bankruptcy Petitions, etc


Clerk of the Chancery Court

•Maintains all court documents related to Divorces, ChildCustody/Support, Equity regarding land issues, Probate ofEstates, Mental Health Cases, Alcohol/Drug Commitments,Guardianships, Conservatorships, and Adoptions 

•The Clerk in office shall perform all duties set forth withoutadditional compensation or fee to wit:

•Child Support Petition $15.00

•Divorce to be contested $75.00

•Divorce uncontested $30.00

•Altercation of birth/marriage record $25.00

•Removal of minority $75.00

•Guardianship/Conservatorship $75.00

•Estate of deceased, intestate $75.00

•Adoptions $75.00

•Land dispute $75.00

•Injunction $75.00

•Settlement of small claims $30.00

•Contempt in child support $75.00

•Partition suit $75.00

•Any Cross-complaint $25.00

•Copies of above files $.50 per copy

•Issuance of Sheriff Summons $35.00 per summons

•Additional Defendants $1.00 each

•Certified Mail cost

•Publication cost assessed to responsible parties

Assessment Fees

•Law Library $2.50

•Court Administrator $2.00

•Judicial Training $2.50

•CLAF $5.00

•CECSF $10.00

•Jud. Pay $40.00


All Chancery court files are public records unless sealed by the Chancellor. Adoptions and Mental Health files are sealed files unless ordered by the Chancellor. Presently, Chancery Court files are not computerized or assessable via Internet.

First Judicial District

P.O. Box 238

Rosedale, MS  38769

Ph: (662)-759-3762

Fax: (662)-759-3467


Second Judicial District

P.O. Box 789

Cleveland, Ms 38732

Ph: (662)-843-2071

Fax: (662)-846-2940

Brenett Haynes

Chancery Court Clerk



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