Circuit, Criminal, Chancery & Business Courts

Tennessee’s 95 counties are divided into 31 judicial districts. Within each district are Circuit Courts and Chancery Courts, as provided by the state constitution. Some districts also have legislatively established Criminal Courts and Probate Courts. Judges of these courts are elected to 8-year terms. Learn more here.

December 6, 2016
From Chattanoogan.comChattanooga will host the Tennessee Association of Drug Court Professionals conference on Dec. 7-9 at the Chattanooga Convention Center."TN Drug Courts are staffed by dedicated...
November 22, 2016
From the Ofice of the GovernorTennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today issued the following statement on the nomination of Sen. Randy McNally for lieutenant governor:“I want to congratulate Sen. Randy...
November 2, 2016
Graduation for the Tennessee Government Executive Institute's Class of 2016 was held November 1st at the TBI headquarters in Nashville. Along with Department of Human Resources Commissioner Rebecca...
October 24, 2016
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today appointed Mary L. Wagner of Memphis as circuit court judge for the 30th Judicial District, which serves Shelby County. The vacancy was created by the retirement of...
October 21, 2016
Today, the Tennessee Supreme Court celebrates the resounding success of the Business Court Docket Pilot Project operated as a part of the Davidson County Chancery Court.  Since its inception...
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