General Sessions Courts

General Sessions Court jurisdiction varies from county to county based on state laws and private acts. Every county is served by this court of limited jurisdiction, which hears both civil and criminal cases. Learn more here.

July 20, 2020
Tennessee’s many recovery courts play a critical role in reducing recidivism and improving the lives of those with substance use disorders in the state. These intensive court programs give repeat...
November 11, 2019
The Tennessee legal community is mourning the loss of Coffee County General Sessions and Juvenile Court Judge Timothy R. Brock, who passed away unexpectedly on Monday, November 11, 2019 while...
October 24, 2019
Davidson County General Sessions Court Judge Ana L. Escobar will be celebrated as one of YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee’s 2019 Academy for Women of Achievement honorees at an awards dinner in...
Learn more about the courts in each county. Explore the Map.

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