John McAdams, Chancery Clerk
Harrison County Chancery Court Department
First Judicial District
P.O. Drawer CC
Gulfport, Ms 39502
(228) 865-4092
Second Judicial District
P.O. Box 544
Biloxi, Ms 39533
(228) 435-8229
House Bill Number 54 Incorporated Uniform Chancery Rule 9.01's fee schedule with the following fees for the Chancery Court, effective July 1, 1993. This will represent the total fee due the Clerk in each case. there will be no "Cost Bill" at the end of a case, likewise, there will be no refunds for overpayment. The total amount must be paid prior to filing and fees are as follows:
Case Description Base Fee Statutorily Mandated Fees Court Reporter Fee Optional Board Approved Fee Total
Adoption - Uncontested $75.00 $57.50   $10.50 $143.00
Adoption - Contested $75.00 $57.50 $10.00 $10.50 $153.00
A & D Commitment - Involuntary $75.00 $57.50 $10.00 $10.50 $153.00
A & D Commitment - Voluntary $30.00 $57.50   $10.50 $98.00
Birth Certificate Correction $25.00 $57.50   $10.50 $93.00
Bond Validation $75.00 $57.50 $10.00 $10.50 $153.00
Complaints $75.00 $57.50 $10.00 $10.50 $153.00
Conservatorship $75.00 $57.50 $10.00 $10.50 $153.00
Contempt or Modification (Reopening) $75.00 $57.50 $10.00 $10.50 $153.00
Counter Claim or Cross Claim $25.00 $57.50   $10.50 $93.00
Divorce - Uncontested (Joint) - $15.00 Special Master Fee $30.00 $57.50   $10.50 $113.00
Divorce - Contested $75.00 $57.50 $10.00 $10.50 $153.00
Domestic $75.00 $57.50 $10.00 $10.50 $153.00
Estate - Muniment of Title only $30.00 $57.50   $10.50 $98.00
Estate Testate of Intestate $75.00 $57.50 $10.00 $10.50 $153.00
Foreign Judgment $75.00 $57.50 $10.00 $10.50 $153.00
Guardianship $75.00 $57.50 $10.00 $10.50 $153.00
Injunction $75.00 $57.50 $10.00 $10.50 $153.00
Joint Modification (Open/Close) $25.00 $57.50   $10.50 $93.00
Land Dispute $75.00 $57.50 $10.00 $10.50 $113.00
Mental Commitment $75.00 $57.50 $10.00 $10.50 $153.00
Minority Removal $25.00 $57.50   $10.50 $93.00
Minument of Title $30.00 $57.50   $10.50 $98.00
Minor's Settlement (Under $10,000) $30.00 $57.50   $10.50 $98.00
Minor's Settlement (Over $10,000) $75.00 $57.50 $10.00 $10.50 $153.00
Name Change $30.00 $57.50   $10.50 $98.00
Partition Suit (Land) $75.00 $57.50 $10.00 $10.50 $153.00
Paternity $75.00 $57.50 $10.00 $10.50 $153.00
Seperate Maintenance $75.00 $57.50 $10.00 $10.50 $153.00
Stipulated Agreement (DHS) $30.00 $57.50   $10.50 $98.00
Temporary Restraining Order $75.00 $57.50 $10.00 $10.50 $153.00
Writ of Garnishment $30.00 $57.50   $10.50 $98.00
Statutorily Mandated Fees
Judicial Operation Fund - 25-7-9(3)(b)
Comp. Elec. Court Sys. Fund - 25-7-9(3)(a)
Civil Legal Asst. Fund - 25-7-9-(1)(k)
Court Education & Training - 37-26-3
State Court Constituent's Fund - 37-26-9(4)
TOTAL
$40.00
$10.00
$5.00
$2.00
$.50
$57.50
Optional Board Approved Fees
Court Adm. Fund - 9-17-5(2)(c)
Law Library Fund - 19-7-31*
Archive Fee - 25-60-5
Total
$2.00
$7.50
$1.00
$10.50
*These fees are shown at the maximum allowed rate
allowed and must be set by the Board of Supervisors