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.

February 28, 2017
 More than 150 general sessions judges from across Tennessee have gathered in Nashville this week to attend the annual General Sessions Judges Conference. At the conference, judges are...
February 7, 2017
 On Monday, February 6, 2017, seven individuals graduated from Davidson County Veterans Treatment Court.  General Sessions Judge Melissa Blackburn presided over the ceremony, and also...
February 3, 2017
From The Commercial AppealBryan Owens committed his first crime when he was 12. He did it for the love of his life: drugs."I was smoking marijuana and drinking alcohol," Owens says. "My birth...
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