- Criminal Division
The General Sessions Criminal Court handles 100,000 cases per year. These are misdemeanors, preliminary hearings on felonies, traffic and environmental cases.
Committed to serving the citizens of Shelby County and responding to the needs of local law enforcement with innovative, customer-focused, cost-effective solutions.
The General Sessions Court Clerk’s Office is responsible for the record keeping for the six civil divisions and nine criminal divisions in Shelby County, Tennessee.
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Please follow the General Sessions Criminal Division Daily Dockets URL to access General Sessions Criminal division dockets on our public FTP site.
General Sessions’ Hickory Ridge satellite location is closed. If you need to make a payment you are encourage to make your payment online or by telephone. If you have inquiries call 222-3400 for Civil matters or call (901) 222-3500 for Criminal Division matters.
Otherwise, you are welcome to visit our Mullins Station Satellite location.
If you are Out of Custody and have a court date in the General Sessions Criminal Court Divisions from January 15, 2021 thru March 31, 2021, YOU DO NOT need to appear in court. Your case has been reset according to the following schedule.
General Sessions Court Clerks Offices Will be Closed due to Maintenance implications at 201 Poplar and 140 Adams locations on Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021. We will open again on Wednesday, February 24th, 2021.
“If you have any questions, please contact the General Sessions Court Clerk’s Office at (901) 222-3500.”