Civil Division

The DeSoto County Justice Court Civil Division handles 8,100 cases per year. These are declarations, past-due accounts, evictions, 10-day protection orders, and replevins with a jurisdictional limit of $3,500.


All filing fees are prepaid and are as follows:

  • One defendant - $75 to be served in DeSoto County
  • Two defendants - $85 to be served in DeSoto County
  • Post-judgment action - $60

The DeSoto County Civil Court shall convene at 9:30 am on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.