Brandon Municipal Court
Location: 1455 W. Government Street, Brandon, MS 39042
Judge: Michael Younger
Prosecutor: Whitney Adams
Court Clerk: Karen Burkes
Phone Number: 601-825-7226
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 790, Brandon, MS 39043
When Court Meets: Brandon Municipal Court schedules hearings on Wednesdays.
- Plea Hearings are held at 10:00 a.m.
- Trials are held at 2:00 p.m.
Brandon, the county seat of Rankin County, occupies 21.3 square miles of land in Rankin County. If you are in the City of Brandon, and you are charged with a traffic violation, a misdemeanor, or a criminal offense, the Brandon Municipal Court has jurisdiction over these matters. Hearings for city ordinance violations are also held at Brandon Municipal Court. Initial Appearances for those accused of felonies also take place in Brandon Municipal Court.
The Brandon Police Department has jurisdiction over the City of Brandon. Persons arrested by Brandon Police Officers, or issued traffic citations, are given court dates at the time of the incident, listing the date they are to appear at Brandon Municipal Court. Additionally, the Rankin County Sheriff's Department and the Mississippi Highway Patrol maintain jurisdiction in Brandon. These Officers also have the authority to make arrests and issue citations within Brandon.
If you have questions about a court date, or want to learn more about an upcoming court hearing at Brandon Municipal Court, call the Court Clerk, Karen Burkes. Burkes may be contacted at 601-825-7226. However, the Clerk may not offer legal advice or answer specific questions about pending criminal charges. Further, the Clerk may not tell defendants what could happen if they choose to plead guilty to their criminal charges. Only licensed attorneys, like the experienced and skilled attorneys at Coxwell & Associates, may provide such legal advice to defendants. The attorneys at Coxwell & Associates strive to provide quality legal representation to clients. If you, or a loved one, are seeking quality legal advice, contact the attorneys at Coxwell & Associates today.