Civil Cases in JAABB set 12/28/20 through 1/29/21 will not be heard until a later date.
Plaintiff's Attorney or Plaintiff without attorney representation should file a re-set letter with the General Sessions Clerk and mail a copy of the letter to notify the Defendant for the new court date which will be scheduled after 1/29/21.
Call the Clerk's office at 615-862-5195 for availability for new courtdate as dockets are limited to a certain number of cases.
Defendant will receive a letter in the mail from the Plaintiff's Attorney/Plaintiff notifying them of the new court date.
All parties should check our website for new updated Court Information the day before and the day of the new court date.
To ensure your case is set, you may check the docket for the new court date. From the General Sessions top tab, click the "Civil Dockets" link on the left of the page and choose your court date and courtroom. If you do not see your case listed, call our office at 615-862-5195 for assistance.
General Sessions Order of Protection Cases
Order of Protection court dates will continue to be heard as scheduled.
Check the Docket to ensure your case is set. From the General Sessions top tab, click the "OP Dockets" link on the left and choose the court date your case is set.
If you do not see your case, call our office at 615-862-5195 for assistance.
**Tennessee Supreme Court Order**
According to the Supreme Court Order signed and filed 12/22/2020, all Civil cases set for court in 1A and 1B are suspended through close of business on Friday, January 29, 2021. You may view the order below.
General Sessions Court is vested with a broad range of jurisdiction and is often the
publicís first introduction to the judicial process. There are eleven divisions of the
Metropolitan General Sessions Courts with an elected Judge to serve in each division.
This Court handles both criminal matters and civil lawsuits. The eleven Judges rotate each week to preside
over the various civil and criminal dockets. The General Sessions Courts are served by two different