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img Judges seek community suport to curb abuse and neglect in Marion County

December 2, 2015
Court officials on Dec. 1 asked Marion County residents come together as a community to tackle the growing problem of child abuse and neglect by providing volunteer services.
Adoption Day scheduled for Nov. 23 in Hattiesburg
November 12, 2015

A mass adoption ceremony is scheduled for Nov. 23 at 11 a.m. in Forrest County Chancery Court in Hatties-burg. Between 25 and 30 foster children are expected to be adopted into forever homes.
imgSupreme Court makes appointments to Commission on Children’s Justice
September 24, 2015

The Mississippi Supreme Court announced appointments to the Commission on Children’s Justice on Thursday, Sept. 24. Court of Appeals Judge Virginia Carlton of Jackson and Rankin County Youth Court Judge Thomas Broome of Brandon are co-chairs.
Free legal clinics set for Sept. 9 and Sept. 17 in Hattiesburg
September 1, 2015

Two free legal clinics are scheduled for Sept. 9 and Sept. 17 in Hattiesburg to help low income people with child support collection and record expungement
img Officials work to raise awareness of human trafficking
August 19, 2015

Prosecuting prostitution charges and other misdemeanor offenses in Municipal Court gave Pat McNamara a look at life on the streets. In hindsight, though, he realized that many of those people were likely victims of human trafficking.
Rankin County follows Forrest County Safe Babies Court Team model
July 16, 2015

Forrest County is leading the way in a program to help abused and neglected infants and toddlers get the medical, mental health and social services care that they need to grow up healthy and safe.
Family law clinics set to help self-represented low-income people in North Mississippi
July 13, 2015

The Lee County Chancery Court has scheduled a free guardianship clinic July 15 in Tupelo to assist low income grandparents and other relatives to obtain documents needed to enroll children in Lee County schools.
img Judge Broome, Judge Hudson are recipients of Chief Justice Awards
July 2, 2015

Rankin County Court Judge Thomas H. Broome and Jurist in Residence John N. Hudson are recipients of this year’s Chief Justice Award for their work improving the juvenile justice system.
Retirement ceremony to be held June 25 for Judge Larry Roberts
June 19, 2015

National leaders in efforts to improve parent representation in the child welfare system will meet with Mississippi Youth Court judges and child welfare advocates June 18 and 19 in Jackson.
Meeting to focus on legal representationfor low-income parents
June 16, 2015

National leaders in efforts to improve parent representation in the child welfare system will meet with Mississippi Youth Court judges and child welfare advocates June 18 and 19 in Jackson.
Rankin County Family Drug Court celebrates graduation
April 14, 2015

Court officials on Dec. 1 asked Marion County residents come together as a community to tackle the growing problem of child abuse and neglect by providing volunteer services.
img Judge Hudson appointed to assist Youth Courts statewide
April 9, 2015

Court officials on Dec. 1 asked Marion County residents come together as a community to tackle the growing problem of child abuse and neglect by providing volunteer services.