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.
Judge: F. Philip Wittmann IV
City Prosecutor: L. Skip Negrotto
Court Clerk: Tina Dupree
Deputy Court Clerk: Bridgett Daniels
COURT ROOM RULES:
Appropriate attire is required in the court room.
The following are not allowed:
Purses and/or bags of any kind
Food and drink
Cell phones must be turned OFF.
Court room doors open at 8:45 the day of court.
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
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.
|CHILD RESTRAINT VIOLATION||$128.00||63-7-301|
|DISREGARD TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICE||$190.00||63-3-313|
|DRIVERS LICENSE/NONE, IMPROPER, OR EXPIRED||$303.00||63-1-5|
|DRIVING DURING RESTRICTED HOURS||$188.00||63-1-21 (3) (a)|
|DRIVING IN MORE THAN ONE LANE||$188.00||63-3-603|
|DRIVING ON WRONG SIDE OF ROAD||$208.00||63-3-301|
|DRIVING WITHOUT HEADLIGHTS||$188.00||63-7-11|
|DRIVING WRONG WAY ON ONE WAY ST||$188.00||63-3-605|
|FAIL TO YIELD BLUE LIGHTS AND SIRENS||$353.00||63-3-809|
|FAIL TO YIELD RIGHT OF WAY||$203.00||63-3-1003|
|FAILURE TO DIM HEADLIGHTS||$188.00||63-7-33|
|FAILURE TO SIGNAL||$188.00||63-3-707|
|FOLLOWING TOO CLOSELY||$188.00||63-3-619|
|HANDICAPPED PARKING VIOLATION||$150.00||27-19-56|
|IMPROPER LANE CHANGE||$188.00||63-3-601|
|IMPROPER PARKING OR STOPPING||$153.50||63-3-901|
|MOVE OVER LAW||$193.00|
|NO INSURANCE 1ST||$401.00||63-15-4|
|NO INSURANCE 2ND||$501.00||63-15-4|
|NO INSURANCE 3RD||$601.00||63-15-4|
|NO SEAT BELT||$25.00||63-2-1|
|RAN RED LIGHT||$190.00||63-3-313|
|RAN STOP SIGN||$190.00||63-3-313|
|SPEEDING (1 TO 10 MPH OVER)||$148.00||63-3-501|
|SPEEDING (11-15 MPH OVER)||$178.00||63-3-501|
|SPEEDING (16-20 MPH OVER)||$178.00||63-3-501|
|SPEEDING (21-25 MPH OVER)||$183.00||63-3-501|
|SPEEDING (26-30 MPH OVER)||$193.00||63-3-501|
|SPEEDING (31-35 MPH OVER)||$228.00||63-3-501|
|SPEEDING (36-40 MPH OVER)||$233.00||63-3-501|
|SPEEDING (OVER 40 MPH)||$233.00||63-3-501|
|SPEEDING SCHOOL ZONE||$243.50|
|SPEEDING SCHOOL ZONE (GREATER THAN 15 MPH OVER)||$365.50|
|TAG/DEFACED, COVERED OR OBSTRUCTED||$188.00|
|TAG/EXPIRED OR MISSING||$188.00||27-19-13|
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 using a credit/debit card.
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.