Municipal Court

The Administrative Office of the Court is located at 5901 Terry Road and is open for assistance and information on weekdays from 7:30am – 5:00pm, with the exception of holidays.

The Municipal Court of the City of Byram has jurisdiction over all traffic offenses and misdemeanor criminal violations of the Mississippi Code of 1972 Annotated, as well as building/residential code and violations from the City of Byram Code of Ordinances. The Municipal Court sits in session on the second, third and fourth Friday of each month except for recognized holidays. Mississippi law allows you to prepay certain traffic tickets in lieu of making a court appearance. However, there are several traffic and other misdemeanor violations that require a mandatory court appearance. We encourage you to contact the court for fine amounts and further information:

Fine Payments

  • Cash
  • Certified Check (for the correct amount)
  • Check (for the correct amount) Mississippi Residents Only
  • Online or in person credit card payments; there will be a processing fee for usage of your card (if you have questions regarding online payments please call: 800-444-1187)

If you choose to mail in your payment, please send to:
Byram Municipal Court, Post Office Box 720222, Byram, MS 39272

Municipal Judges:

  • Judge Damon Stevenson
  • Judge William Kellum

City Prosecutor:

  • Attorney John Scanlon

Court Services Clerks:

  • Paula Morrison, Court Clerk
    601-500-7010 ext. 104
  • Darnishia Norwood, Deputy Court Clerk
    601-500-7010 ext. 107
  • Vera Jones, Deputy Court Clerk
    601-500-7010 ext. 114
  • Christy Walker, Deputy Court Clerk
    601-500-7010 ext. 108

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