Posts Tagged ‘chancery court’

Bryant appoints Whitwell to fill vacancy left by Roberts’ death

JACKSON — Gov. Phil Bryant has appointed Robert “Bob” Q. Whitwell Sr. as chancery court judge in a district that includes Benton, Calhoun, Lafayette, Marshall and Tippah counties. A vacancy on the bench was created when Judge Edwin H. Roberts Jr. died on July 1. Whitwell is currently in private practice. He served as municipal […] [...]

Judge nixes plan to convert church into new city hall

DIAMONDHEAD — A Chancery Court judge has blocked the city of Diamondhead’s plans to purchase a Baptist church building as part of an estimated $1.6 million project to convert it into City Hall. The Sun Herald reports Judge Jennifer Schloegel ruled that since the lease-purchase agreement was finished after April 1, the project couldn’t move […] [...]

County court to require electronic filing next month

by Associated Press Published: January 17,2013

Tags: attorney, bench, chancery court, county, court, electronic filing, judge, judicial, judiciary, justice, law, lawyer

BRANDON — Rankin County Chancery Court will become the latest in the state to require electronic filing of court records as part of a years-long effort to bring Mississippi’s legal community into the digital age. Beginning Feb. 4, Chancery County Clerk Larry Swales tells The Clarion-Ledger anyone filing civil court documents in Rankin County must […] [...]

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