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.

October 28, 2020
This week the Washington County Commission voted unanimously to appoint Judge Janet Vest Hardin to fill out the remaining term of the late Judge James Nidiffer on the Washington County General...
October 13, 2020
A select group of judges from across the state and court system are immersed in a new innovative training and education regimen focusing on opioid addiction. Looking to better address addiction in...
October 5, 2020
Domestic violence is a scourge that affects millions of people in the United States each year, often with devastating consequences. Unfortunately, the problem is especially acute in Tennessee, which...
Learn more about the courts in each county. Explore the Map.

Search Rules