Karen Ladner Ruhr
Hancock County Circuit Court Clerk
152 Main Street, Suite B
Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
Office Hours: Monday- Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
DISTRICT 1 – Stephanie Ladner
DISTRICT 2 – Sandra Henley
DISTRICT 3 – Gary Gilmore
DISTRICT 4 – Caroline Adam
DISTRICT 5 – Joe Pettigrew
|ORIGINAL COMPLAINTS/CIVIL COVER SHEET (PLUS SEPERATE CHECKS FOR PROCESS MADE PAYABLE TO SHERIFF OF SAID COUNTY)||$161.00|
|ORIGINAL CASES PASSED TO THE FILES & REINSTATED||$85.00|
|CASES RECEIVED ON CHANGE OF VENUE & TRANSFERS||$88.00|
|ENROLLING FOREIGN JUDGEMENT (NUMBERED & HANDLED AS NEW CASE)||$161.00|
|GARNISHMENT, JUDGEMENT DEBTORS, EXECUTIONS & RENEWAL OF A JUDGEMENT||$36.00|
|ENROLLING JUDGEMENTS FROM OTHER COURTS||$5.00|
|CANELLATION OF JUDGEMENT||$1.00|
|CERTIFIED COPY UNDER ACTS OF CONGRESS||$3.00|
|SHERIFF’S FEE - PER DEFENDENT ($1.00 EXTRA FOR TWO AT SAME ADDRESS)||$35.00|
|APPEAL ON CRIMINAL CASE FROM LOWER COURT||$110.00|
|ALL COPIES (PER PAGE)||$1.00|
|ALL FAXED COPIES (PER PAGE)||$1.00|
|PETITION TO REVIEW/APPEAL||$161.00|
|PETITION FOR HARDSHIP LICENSE||$211.00|
|CRIMINAL & CIVIL RECORD CHECKS (PER TEN YEARS)||$10.00|
|CIVIL APPEAL (APPEAL BOND 124% OF JUDGEMENT)||$161.00|
- Please note that all civil actions must be accompanied by a separate check for process made payable to said sheriff.
- Please prepare all summons for defendants.
- This office shall not accept any court orders that are unsigned by the judge and all court orders must come to this office with court dates already filled in. All court orders must be set through the court administrators’ office and sent to this office after they have been signed by the judge.