All individuals entering the building are required to wear a cloth face covering and will be temperature tested for the safety of employees and the public. Additionally, we are strictly following social distancing guidelines including a limitation on the number of individuals allowed in our office lobbies at any time. Signage at our office will provide further instruction.
Effective October 5, 2020, the maximum number of cases which shall be set on the General Sessions Civil dockets in Courtrooms 1A & 1B is limited to 25 cases per day. See the full order here.
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