Forrest Mississippi
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Forrest Mississippi court records and public records

Forrest County Criminal & Court Records

Justice Court

Address
700 Main St Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Phone
601-544-3136 x500
Fax
601-545-6114
Hours
8AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $3,500, Eviction, Small Claims
General Note
Searches performed by the court only on Thursdays, or after 2PM rest of week (if time allows).

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, signed release; also helpful: SSN

Years Available

Records go back to 1984; on computer back to 1992.

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

Name, years to search

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Circuit & County Court

Address
PO Box 992 630 Main St Hattiesburg, MS 39403
Phone
601-582-3213
Fax
601-545-6065
Hours
8AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Civil (usually over $3,500)
Restricted Records
No juvenile or expunged records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB, SSN; also helpful: address

Years Available

Criminal docket on books since 1900s; on computer since 1995

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: address

Click here to run on-site court house search

Forrest County Court Recorder Offices

Chancery Clerk

Address
Forrest County PO Box 951 Hattiesburg, MS 39403
Phone
601-545-6017
Fax
601-545-6095
Hours
8AM-5PM
Record Avalilability
All recorded documents are in one master index. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 1974.

Courier Offices

Address
641 Main St Chancery Clerk's Office hattiesburg, MS 39401

County Assessor

Phone
601-545-6130

Treasurer

Phone
601-582-8228

Elections

Appraiser
601-582-3213

Vital

Appraiser
601-576-7960