Khalaf & Nguyen has represented clients at preliminary hearings, bond reduction hearings, plea hearings, parole board hearings, misdemeanor and felony trials, and Habeas Corpus hearings.
Circuit Courts hear felony criminal cases and civil lawsuits. Additionally, Circuit Courts hear appeals from County, Justice, and Municipal Courts and from administrative boards and commissions. There are 22 Circuit Court Districts in Mississippi and 53 Circuit Court judges.
County Courts share jurisdiction with Circuit and Chancery Courts in some civil matters, with the jurisdictional limit up to $200,000. County Courts may also handle non-capital felony cases that have been transferred from Circuit Court. In Mississippi, there are 21 County Courts with 30 County Court judges.
A Municipal Court is a city court that oversees charges and cases that arise from within a particular municipality. The Municipal Court administers the judicial procedures according to the State Statute and City Ordinances for misdemeanor crimes and traffic offenses as well as for collection of fines and traffic offenses arising within a particular city. In Mississippi, there are 226 Municipal Courts.
Juste Court can hear civil cases involving amounts of $3,500 or less, misdemeanor criminal cases, and any traffic offenses that occur outside of a municipality. In Mississippi, there are 82 Justice Courts.
Youth Courts handle matters involving juveniles, whether the case involves abuse and neglect of juveniles or criminal offenses committed by juveniles. Young people who have not reached the age of 18 are subject to appear in Youth Court, but there are some exceptions. Some offenses which would be treated as crimes if committed by adults are known as delinquent acts when they involve juven
Khalaf & Nguyen has represented clients who have been charged with all types of misdemeanors, such as simple assault, domestic violence, possession of paraphernalia, simple possession, and DUI.
Khalaf & Nguyen has represented clients who have been charged with all types of felonies in the State of Mississippi and in Federal Court, such as murder, embezzlement, possession with intent, DUI-felony, aggravated assault, and possession of stolen property.
In every case, our attorneys will obtain the discovery, review the discovery with our client, and explain the options. Call Khalaf & Nguyen to discuss your case.
Khalaf & Nguyen, PLLC
500 N. State Street, Jackson, MS 39201
Copyright © 2023 Khalaf & Nguyen, PLLC
All Rights Reserved.
Mailing Address: PO Box 320067, Flowood, MS 39232