District I- Judge Harold Ward, Sr.

District II- Judge James Strait

District III- Judge Betty Taylor


  • Justice Court's Civil Jurisdiction is suits to a maximum of  $3,500.00

  • Criminal Misdemeanor charges with a restitution maximum of$5,000.00

  • Traffic Violations issued by the Mississippi Highway Patrol and the Bolivar County Sheriff's Department

  • DUI Violations, 1st and 2nd offense issued by the Mississippi

  • Highway Patrol and the Bolivar County Sheriff's Department

  • Felony Initial Count Appearances to set bond

  • Felony Preliminary Hearings to determine whether evidence issufficient bound defendant over for trial



Court Schedule:

District II - Cleveland Open Monday - Fridays 8:00am - 5:00pm

Civil Trials on Mondays

Criminal Trials on Tuesdays

Initial Court Appearances on Thursdays


Felony initial court appearances and preliminary hearings are held as needed.


Constables & Contact info:

District I

Constable Sam Tolivar


District II


District III

Constable Billy Trotter


For all general inquiries please fill out the form below and our office will get back with you.

Dorothy Lewis

Justice Court Clerk



Monika Gregory



Susan Rocconi

Partial Pay


Shonya Bovan



Monika Gregory

Civil Courtroom


Rina Kelly

Sophia Shelton

Criminal Courtroom


P.O. Box 1507

404 Martin Luther King Drive

Cleveland, Mississippi  38732

Phone:  (662)-843-4008

Fax:  (662)-846-6783

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