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.

January 17, 2017
From the TennesseanOne by one, the graduates stood in the fellowship hall of the St. Paul Episcopal Church on Main Street in Franklin on Monday night and told friends and family they were thankful...
January 10, 2017
From NPRWhen Donald Trump won the presidential election, he made a pledge to every citizen: that he would be president for all Americans. In the weeks before Trump's inauguration, we're going to hear...
December 14, 2016
Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 13 authorizes the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) to enter into contracts for representation of indigent persons by attorneys working on various types of cases...
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