General Sessions Courts

General Sessions Court jurisdiction varies from county to county based on state laws and private acts. Every county is served by this court of limited jurisdiction, which hears both civil and criminal cases. Learn more here.

July 21, 2015
Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 13 authorizes the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) to enter into contracts for representation of indigent litigants by attorneys working on various types of...
July 16, 2015
From WPLN:Veterans Courts Work To Fix Ex-Soldiers' Lives — Often Decades After The​y Leave MilitaryKris Hansen sits alone in a corner of the courtroom, eating a piece of the cake baked in his honor....
May 17, 2015
The Davidson County Veterans Treatment Court Foundation led the effort to gain bipartisan approval of the Veterans Criminal Justice Compensation Act, a first-in-the-nation initiative to provide...
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