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Circuit Clerk- Concetta Brooks

 Circuit Clerk responsibilities:

  • Serves as clerk to county, youth, and circuit courts
  • Receives and maintains all court files in Youth, County, and Circuit cases
  • Maintains records of all judgements and executions
  • Issues and maintains all records of marriage licenses
  • County Registrar: Registers new voters and works with Election Commissioners in all local and statewide elections
  • Registers medical and professional licenses

 1st Judicial District                                                                                               2nd Judicial District

101 N. Court Street, Suite B                                                                                  P.O. Box 1336

Ellisville, MS 39437                                                                                               Laurel, MS 39441

Phone (601)477-8538                                                                                            Phone (601)425-2556

Fax (601)477-8539                                                                                                 Fax (601)399-4774

Email: or


Office hours 8:00 A.M until 5:00 P.M. Monday-Friday

The Circuit Court Department handles the following:

  • Voter Registration
  • Elections
  • Marriage Licenses
  • Notary
  • Passports
  • Custodian of all Circuit, County and Youth Court files

County Election Commissioners

Gail Harrison Welch, Beat 1

Marilyn Graves Huff, Beat 2

Helen Blackledge Stanley, Beat 3

Allison Holifield, Beat 4

Addie Wash Chinn, Beat 5

Voter Information

  • You must be registered to vote 30 days prior to an election date
  • Absentee voting begins 45 days to prior to the election day
  • You must be eighteen years old to vote ( you may register early but you muse be 18 before the next general election)
  • We are open for absentee voting two Saturdays prior to an election date 8:00 A.M. until noon.

    Marriage License Information

  • Bride and Groom must come to the Circuit Clerks office together to apply
  • Cost of a marriage license is $37.00 (Cash only) (Exact change)
  • Proof of age must be provided in the form of Driver License, Birth Certificate, Passport, or other legal document that contains name and date of birth
  • The Circuit clerk shall NOT issue a marriage license to any male applicant under seventeen (17) years of age or any female under the age of fifteen (15) without a court order from a County, Circuit, or Chancery Judge.
  • If either applicant is under the age of twenty-one years of age, he/she must have a consent from parents or legal guardian.
  • If applicants have previously been married and divorced or lost a spouse through death the applicant will need to supply the month, date, and year the marriage ended.
  • Once a license is issued, it does not expire.


    The Circuit Clerks office is a Passport Acceptance Agency. We process applications Monday- Friday 8:00 A.M. until 4:30 P.M Passport photos are available in the office at the rate of $15.00.