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Insurance Law From A to Z Series – Courts

Summary Mississippi Insurance Law CoverIt’s time for the next installment of Holcomb Dunbar law series “Insurance Law from A to Z.”  This was put together by our litigation group  who practice in the insurance law arena.  Of course, if you have questions about these or any other topics please do not hesitate to contact us.

This week’s installment – Courts

Mississippi has a two-tier appellate court system, the Mississippi Supreme Court and the Mississippi Court of Appeals.  Decisions of the Chancery, Circuit, and Court of Appeals may be appealed to the Supreme Court.  Supreme Court: 9 judges, Court of Appeals: 10 judges.  Circuit Court has a jurisdictional minimum of $200 and no maximum.  Miss. Code Ann. § 9-7-81.  County Court has a jurisdictional limit of $200,000.  Miss. Code Ann. § 9-9-21.  Justice Court has jurisdiction over small claims of $3,500 or less.  Miss. Code Ann. § 9-11-9.

 

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