Chancery Clerk

December 21, 2020

We have closed our Land Records office to the public. However, we encourage you to conduct business with us via phone, email or website. Our Court and Land Redemption offices remain open to the public at this time. 

We encourage you to use online resources including our website and email. You can also call our offices and speak with a deputy clerk.

Pay Fees & Taxes Online

Pay chancery fees and delinquent taxes online.

Duties & Responsibilities

Misty Heffner is DeSoto County's Chancery Court Clerk. She took office in 2016 and was re-elected in 2019. She serves as the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors and the Clerk of the Chancery Court, as well as the County Auditor. Her duties are set by the Mississippi Code Section 9 Chapter 5.

The DeSoto County Chancery Clerk's office is divided into three departments: Land Records, Court Records and Taxes (Delinquent Tax and Homestead Exemption). The offices are spread into three buildings, all within walking distance from each other, in downtown Hernando.