Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts

Covid-19 Judicial District Plans

On April 24, 2020, the Tennessee Supreme Court issued an Order that allowed each judicial district to develop a plan to begin conducting additional in-person hearings. Until a plan is approved by the Chief Justice, all courts in the judicial district are to operate under the Court's March 25th Order. Below are the plans approved by the Court. As circumstances change, updated plans will be posted here.

 
East Tennessee

1st Judicial District (Carter, Johnson, Unicoi, Washington) - Approved with modifications April 30, 2020
1st Judicial District Revised, Approved - April 30

2nd Judicial District (Sullivan) - Approved with modifications May 5, 2020
2nd Judicial District - Revised - Approved May 5

3rd Judicial District (Greene, Hamblen, Hawkins, Hancock) - Submitted, Revisions Requested - April 28
3rd Judicial District - Revised, Approved  - April 30

4th Judicial District (Cocke, Grainger, Jefferson, Sevier) - Submitted, Revisions Requested May 4, 2020
4th Judicial District - Revised, Approved - May 7

5th Judicial District (Blount) - Approved with modifications May 4, 2020
5th Judicial District - Amended, approved with modifications May 26
5th Judicial District - Amended, Approved May 28

6th Judicial District (Knox) - Submitted, Revisions Requested - May 1
6th Judicial District - Revised, Approved - May 5

7th Judicial District (Anderson) - Submitted, Revisions Requested - May 4, 2020
7th Judicial District Revised, Approved - May 7

8th Judicial District (Campbell, Claiborne, Fentress, Scott, Union) -Approved May 13

9th Judicial District (Loudon, Meigs, Morgan, Roane) - Approved with modification - May 6
9th Judicial District - Revised, Approved - May 7

10th Judicial District (Bradley, McMinn, Monroe, Polk) - Approved as submitted May 7
10th Judicial District addendum - Approved May 15
10th Judicial District Amendment, City of Charleston Municipal - approved May 27

11th Judicial District (Hamilton) - Approved as submitted May 6

12th Judicial District (Bledsoe, Franklin, Grundy, Marion, Rhea, Sequatchie) - Approved with modification May 29

Middle Tennessee

13th Judicial District (Clay, Cumberland, DeKalb, Overton, Pickett, Putnam, White) - Approved with modifications - May 5, 2020
13th Judicial District - Revised, Approved - May 5

14th Judicial District (Coffee County) - Approved with modifications April 29, 2020
14th Judicial District - Revised, Approved - April 30

15th Judicial District (Jackson, Macon, Smith, Trousdale, Wilson) - Approved with modifications May 4, 2020
15th Judicial District - Revised, Approved - May 5
15th Judicial District - Amendment, General Sessions Div II - approved May 27

16th Judicial District (Rutherford, Canon) - Approved with modifications April 30, 2020
16th Judicial District - Revised, Approved May 1

17th Judicial District (Bedford, Lincoln, Marshall, Moore) - Approved with modifications April 29, 2020 
17th Judicial District Final, Approved  - April 30

18th Judicial District (Sumner) - Submitted, Revisions Requested May 4
18th Judicial District Revised, Approved - May 7

19th Judicial District (Montgomery & Robertson Counties) - Approved with modifications April 29, 2020
19th Judicial District - Revised, Approved - April 29, document reuploaded May 6
19th Judicial District - Municipal Court Amendment - Approved with modification May 22

20th Judicial District (Davidson County)-Approved with modification - May 22, 2020
20th Judicial District - Final, Approved - May 22

21st Judicial District (Hickman, Lewis, Perry, Williamson) - Submitted, Revisions Request - May 6
21st Judicial District - Revised, Approved - May 14

22nd Judicial District (Giles, Lawrence, Maury, Wayne) - Approved as submitted May 5, 2020

23rd Judicial District (Cheatham, Dickson, Houston, Humphreys, Stewart) - Submitted, Revisions Requested - May 1
23rd Judicial District - Revised, approved with modifications May 8
23rd Judicial District - Revised, approved - May 11

31st Judicial District (Van Buren, Warren) - Approved with modifications May 5, 2020 
31st Judicial District - Revised, Approved - May 7

 

West Tennessee

24th Judicial District (Benton, Carroll, Decatur, Hardin, Henry) - Submitted, Revisions Requested - May 4
24th Judicial District - Revised, Approved - May 6

25th Judicial District (Fayette, Hardeman, Lauderdale,McNairy, Tipton) - Submitted, Revisions Requested - April 29
25th Judicial District - Revised, Approved - May 5
25th Judicial District - Amendment, Ripley Municipal - approved May 27

26th Judicial District (Chester, Henderson, Madison) - Submitted, Revisions Requested - April 30
26th Judicial District - Revised, Approved - May 5

27th Judicial District (Obion, Weakley) - Submitted, Revisions Requested - April 30
27th Judicial Distrcict - Revised, Approved - May 1

28th Judicial District (Crockett, Gibson, Haywood) - Submitted, Revisions Requested - May 1
28th Judicial District - Revised, Approved - May 5

29th Judicial District (Dyer, Lake Counties) - Submitted, Revisions Requested - April 30
29th Amendment Addressing Requested Revisions - Approved May 1

30th Judicial District (Shelby) - Submitted, Revisions Requested - May 27
30th Judicial District - Revised, Approved - May 28