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November 26, 2020
Judge Raymond Grimes, a general sessions and juvenile judge in Montgomery County, passed away on November 26 after being hospitalized with COVID-19 for several days. He was 73. He was first...
November 19, 2020
Once a month at Room in the Inn, a homeless services organization in Nashville, criminal defendants with needs most people never have to worry about enter a room on the second floor seeking relief....
November 11, 2020
America’s service members put everything on the line for their country, and in many cases the sacrifices they make take a toll. Thankfully, active duty service members and veterans in Montgomery...
November 4, 2020
Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County General Sessions Court Judge Lynda Jones was recently elected president of the Tennessee General Sessions Judges Conference. Judge Jones has been a member...
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...
October 2, 2020
The Board of Judicial Conduct has issued a Public Reprimand for Coffee County General Sessions Judge Jere Ledsinger. Read the Board's Public Reprimand here. 
September 8, 2020
The Tennessee legal community is mourning the loss of Washington County General Sessions and Juvenile Judge James A. Nidiffer, who passed away on September 7, 2020 after a long illness. He was 66....
August 27, 2020
Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced the appointment of Janet Vest Hardin as Special Judge in General Sessions Court for Washington County.“Janet Vest Hardin’s decades of experience as a...