Alcorn county

Fancy Mississippi

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Alcorn County Chancery Clerk

ALCORN COUNTY Chancery Clerk

Physical Address: Alcorn County Chancery Building
501 Waldron St.
Corinth, Ms. 38834

Mailing Address:
P. O. Box 69
Corinth, Ms. 38835-0069

Phone: 662-286-7700
Fax: 662-284-4994

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday,
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Important Links and Documents

2019 Mississippi Treasurer
Alcorn County Unclaimed Property List

Alcorn 2019

Unclaimed Property Claim Form

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New Chancery Court Filing Fees
Effective 01-01-2020

New Chancery Land Record Filing Fees
Effective 01-01-2020

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Alcorn County

Chancery Clerk

Chancery Clerk Keith Settlemires
Duties and Responsibilities

The Chancery Clerk occupies perhaps the most unique and diverse office in all of Mississippi government. The various duties given the Chancery Clerk by statute, or assumed voluntarily by the individual Clerk, cover a wide range of vitally important functions. The duties and functions of the Chancery Clerk are governed by an elaborate assortment of statutes and court rules, along with procedures established either by the State Department of Audit or the Department of Finance and Administration.

As the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, he records the official minutes. As Treasurer, the Clerk prepares the claims docket and payrolls for all departments of the County, and after Board approval, he writes and signs checks for payments.

As public recorder, the Clerk handles the recording and storage of several types of documents and maintains various indexes that aid people in researching these records. The primary records are deeds and mortgages relating to real property, but the Clerk also records construction and condominium liens, federal tax liens, Lis Pendens (notices of pending lawsuits) and military discharges. The Clerk is in charge of the storage and authorized disposal of older land rolls, tax receipts and many other County records after their active use lifespan. As Clerk of the Chancery Court, the Clerk handles a multitude of tasks such as matters of estates, guardianships, conservatorships, divorces, child custody, adoption, property disputes and other matters of equity.

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