Circuit, Criminal, Chancery & Business Courts

Tennessee’s 95 counties are divided into 31 judicial districts. Within each district are Circuit Courts and Chancery Courts, as provided by the state constitution. Some districts also have legislatively established Criminal Courts and Probate Courts. Judges of these courts are elected to 8-year terms. Learn more here.

June 18, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission began accepting applications for the Chancellor in the 26th Judicial District, which covers Chester, Henderson and Madison counties, on June 3, 2021. After the...
June 17, 2021
The trial judges from across Tennessee recently paid tribute to Chief Justice Jeff Bivins for his leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic. The chief justice is the head of the judicial branch. ...
June 16, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission met today, Wednesday, June 16, to consider five candidates for the 19th judicial district circuit court vacancy. The 19th judicial district covers...
June 15, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is accepting applications for a Circuit Court Judge in the 24th Judicial District, which covers Benton, Carroll, Decatur, Hardin and Henry counties. This vacancy...
June 11, 2021
Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced two judicial appointments.“I am proud to announce the appointment of these highly qualified individuals and value the experience they will bring to their...

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