Free Criminal Jurisdiction - Mississippi

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Date: April 21, 2009
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State: Mississippi
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"Criminal" Jurisdiction **
43-21-105, 43-21-151, 43-21-157 and 43-21-159 Defendant m arried, active duty m em ber of arm ed services, or at least 18? Crim e is a felony?

Circuit Court
M unicipal or Justice Court

Defendant previously certified to or charged in Circuit Court?

Current Crim e is a felony?

Circuit Court
M unicipal or Justice Court

Crim e is a felony?

Defendant at least 17?

Circuit Court

Justice Court

Hunting or Fishing Violation?

Crim e punishable by life in prison or death?

Defendant at least 13?

Circuit Court

M unicipal or Justice Court

Violation of Traffic, Im plied Consent or 67-3-70? (Possess beer)

Crim e com m itted with use of deadly weapon?

Will Prosecutor amend to noncapital crime without use of deadly weapon?

No Court action available

Youth Court (Delinquent)

Defendant's action is a crim e?

Defendant at least 10?

Youth Court (CHINS?)

Defendant at least 7?

Defendant "abused" or "neglected"?

Youth Court (Abuse/Neglect) No Court Action Available

** "Criminal" is in quotes because Youth Court delinquency cases are considered civil not criminal even though proof is beyond a reasonable doubt. Copyright 2009. All Rights Reserved. John Shirley, Youth Court Judge, P.O. Box 4334, Brandon, MS 39047 Phone: 601-992-8589