Pass Christian

Municipal Court

Phone: 228-452-3307
FAX: 228-452-3320

Physical Address:  105 Hiern Ave.

Mailing Address: 200 W Scenic Dr. Pass Christian, MS 39571

Office hours: are 8 AM to 4:30 PM  Monday thru Friday

Court is held at 105 Hiern Ave.at our new location. Parking on Hiern ave. see on map

Court sessions are every Friday at 9 AM except when there is a fifth Friday in the month.
There is NO court on the fifth Friday of the Month.
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Judge:             F. Philip Wittmann IV

City Prosecutor: L. Skip Negrotto

Court Clerk:       Tina Dupree
EMAIL: tdupree@pass-christian.com

Deputy Court Clerk:    Bridgett Daniels

EMAIL: bdaniels@pass-christian.com

Bailiff: Chris McKay

COURT ROOM RULES:
Appropriate attire is required in the court room.
The following are not allowed:

Purses and/or bags of any kind

Hats/sunglasses

Recording devices

Weapons

Food and drink

Cell phones must be turned OFF.
Court room doors open at 8:45 the day of court.

INITIAL APPEARANCE:

Extensions of this date are not typically given, but if circumstances arise, please contact the court in person.

FAILURE TO APPEAR IN COURT COULD RESULT IN YOUR DRIVERS LICENSE BEING SUSPENDED AND A WARRANT BEING ISSUED FOR YOUR ARREST

FAQ

How much is my ticket?
The following is a list of citations that may be paid prior to court. If your infraction is not listed, court appearance may be mandatory.

Careless Driving $163.50

Disregard Traffic Control Device $163.50

Expired Drivers License/License Tag $153.50

Following Too Closely $183.50

Improper Equipment $153.50

No Drivers License $413.50

No Seat Belt $25.00

Speeding (Up to 10 MPH over) $146.50

Speeding (11-15 MPH over) $156.50

Speeding (16-20 MPH over) $163.50

Speeding (21-25 MPH over) $188.50

Speeding (26-30 MPH over) $198.50

Speeding (36-40 MPH over) $223.50

Speeding (Over 40 MPH) $253.50

Child Restraint Violation $173.50

No Proof of Insurance 1st Offense $401.00

No Proof of Insurance 2nd Offense $501.00

No Proof of Insurance 3rd or greater $601.00

How can I pay my fine prior to court?
Acceptable forms of payment are: cash, check, cashier check, money order (made payable to Pass Christian Municipal Court), and credit/debit cards. There is a 4% convenience fee when usind a credit/debit card.  PAY MY FINE ONLINE

Can I get a payment plan?
Payment in full is expected upon a guilty verdict. Available options can be discussed with the judge on your court date.

May I contact the judge and/or prosecutor prior to my court date?
No. You will have an opportunity to talk with the prosecutor at your initial appearance.

If your fine is in collections, you may contact American Municipal Services (AMS) at 800-555-5160 or appear in court.