Status of Court Operations

The Clerk’s office remains open during regular business hours, and the Electronic Case Filing system remains available 24 hours a day.

Effective March 23, 2020, most Bankruptcy Court hearings will be conducted telephonically until further notice unless a party has been specifically instructed differently by a Courtroom Deputy. Click here for Notice Regarding Hearings by US Bankruptcy Court, SD Miss and Procedures for Participating in Telephonic Hearings.

The United States Marshal Service will screen all persons attempting to enter a federal courthouse in the Southern District for COVID-19 risk factors. Click here for Special Orders of US District Court, SD Miss.

In the interest of social distancing, we recommend that, if possible, court patrons avoid coming to the courthouse. Instead, we recommend that you utilize telephone and/or email to communicate with the Clerk’s office.