Shelby County General Sessions Court Clerk’s Office is committed to protecting the public and General Sessions’ employees from the spread of COVID - 19. We are attentive of this pandemic and we are taking necessary precautions to reduce the risk of exposure to the Coronavirus. Please see the information below related to the General Sessions Civil and Criminal Court proceeding. General Session Court Clerk’s Office is open for business 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at our downtown locations and 8 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. at satellite locations.
For more updates, please continue to visit us on https://gs4.shelbycountytn.gov/
GENERAL SESSIONS COURTS:
By Order of the Tennessee Supreme Court, dated 01/15/2021, the Court has extended the suspension of in-person court proceedings through March 31, 2021. writs can be processed on cases where a judgment has been rendered but no declaration has been filed, EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY. As was previously announced, General Sessions Civil should also issue garnishments and levies. Stays may be given on Motions to Set Payments with hearing dates set in April. Releases may be given on Motions to Quash until hearing date, in April or as soon as the courts resume in-person proceedings. (See orders below.)”
By Order of the Tennessee Supreme Court, dated 01/15/2021, the Court has extended the suspension of in-person court proceedings through March 31, 2021. (Order attached below).
For information about General Sessions Civil Courts and Court Proceedings, visit: Pandemic Announcement - Civil Division
For Information about General Sessions Criminal Courts and Court Proceedings, visit: Pandemic Announcement - Criminal Division
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