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MUNICIPAL COURT RESCHEDULED DUE TO COVID-19

*** The Court scheduled for May 21, 2020 has been RE SCHEDULED to meet June 23, 2020 at 9:00 am***

 

Ripley Municipal Court hears traffic and other misdemeanor violations of the Mississippi Code of 1972 Annotated as well as building/residential code and animal control violations from the City of Ripley code of Ordinances.

The Municipal Court sits in regular session on the third Thursday of each month at 9:00am at the Tippah County Courthouse in the 2nd floor courtroom.

Individuals choosing to pay the standard fine on traffic tickets in lieu of making a court appearance are encouraged to contact the court for information. However, there are several traffic and other misdemeanor violations that require a mandatory court appearance.

In some cases, in lieu of incarceration, the court uses a work release program to allow those individuals that cannot pay their fines to be assigned daily work assignments until the fine is worked off.

Municipal Court Clerk:  Kathi Watson - 662-837-3659
Deputy Clerks:  Breat Tye & Cindy Morton
Municipal Judge:  Sonny Meeks
City Prosecuting Attorney:  Bart Adams