Municipal Court

Important Notice Regarding Court Schedule:

April 8, 2020

Be advised that all persons having business in the Municipal Court of the City of Madison, Mississippi, scheduled for April 9, 16, and 23, 2020, are not required to appear on their scheduled court date.  Regularly scheduled court on these dates has been postponed.  Persons will be contacted by the Madison Municipal Court Services Division to reschedule those matters for a later date. This includes all traffic (including traffic citation respond-by dates), trials and any other scheduled matter.

The Court Services Section (adjacent to the Municipal Courtroom) will be open for business during regular business hours for persons wishing to pay traffic fines prior to or on their regularly scheduled court date.  Persons may, if they so desire, obtain their new court appearance date by calling Court Services at (601) 707-1412.  Otherwise they will be notified of their new court date by mail.

Further updates will be issued accordingly.


Location: Madison Justice Complex, 2001 Main Street, Madison, MS 39130 (Madison Parkway/Highway 463 @ Crawford Street)
Judges: Rick Mitchell, Jim Streetman (Judge pro tem), John Reeves (Environmental Court)
Prosecutor: John Hedglin
Court Clerk: Penny McElroy
Deputy Court Clerk: Renee Frazier
Phone Number: 601-707-1420
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2489, Madison, MS 39130

Day and Time Court Meets: Every Thursday except the 5th Thursday of the month – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; initial appearances 9:00 AM -12:00 PM and trials from 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM.  Environmental Court is held the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 1:30 PM. If you have any questions about your court date or other procedural matters, you can call the Court Clerk.

You can pay traffic or other fines at the Records/Court Services Division of the Madison Justice Complex, 2001 Main Street (601-707-1412) Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, excluding holidays.  You can also pay your traffic fines electronically at the following link:

If you are in the city of Madison, and are charged with traffic or misdemeanor offenses, the Madison Municipal Court has jurisdiction. Initial appearances for someone accused of a felony will be held in the Madison Municipal Court. Madison Municipal Court also holds hearings regarding city ordinances. Most arrests made by the Madison Police Department will be resolved in the Madison Municipal Court. The Madison County Sheriff’s Department and the Mississippi Highway Patrol also can make arrests in Madison as well.