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.

August 12, 2015
From The Leaf-Chronicle:CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – When Caleb Keller was honorably discharged from the Army in 2011, he had a number of options in front of him.He wanted to be a pilot, a physicist, just...
July 21, 2015
Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 13 authorizes the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) to enter into contracts for representation of indigent litigants by attorneys working on various types of...
July 16, 2015
From WPLN:Veterans Courts Work To Fix Ex-Soldiers' Lives — Often Decades After The​y Leave MilitaryKris Hansen sits alone in a corner of the courtroom, eating a piece of the cake baked in his honor....
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