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Chancery Clerk

Message from the Clerk:


My staff and I greatly appreciate the opportunity to serve the people of Jones County. Our goal is to provide the kind of public service that Jones County needs and deserves. We will strive to provide this service in a friendly and professional manner while upholding the integrity of the office. We trust that this web-site will be instrumental in providing you with information pertaining to your local governmental services and agencies. Please call if we can assist you in any manner.

Larry D. Ishee

1st Judical District
101 N. Court Street - Suite D
Post Office Box 248
Ellisville, MS 39437
Phone: 601-477-3307
Fax: 601-477-1240
2nd Judical District
415 N. 5th Avenue
Post Office Box 1468
Laurel, MS 39441
Phone: 601-428-0527
Fax: 601-428-3610

Some of the Duties of the Chancery Clerk

  • Serves as Clerk of the Chancery Court.
  • Records and preserves all Deeds, Deeds of Trust, Power of Attorneys, Uniform Commerical Codes, Federal Tax Liens, Military Discharges, etc.
  • Servers as Clerk of the Board of Supervisors.
  • Serves as County Treasurer and County Auditor.
  • Keeping and preserving minutes of Board Meetings.
  • Issues checks after invoices are approved by the Board.
  • Performs all duties of allowing or disallowing homestead.
  • Receives, files and maintains all papers related to Divorces, Child Custody, Equity and land matters, Probate of Estates and Mental Health cases.
  • Collects delinquent taxes: Cash Only