Criminal Division

BuildingThe 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.

Helpful Numbers

County Probation901-222-4000
Citizen’s Dispute901-222-4013
Jail Information901-222-4700
Public Defender901-222-2800
Shelby County Mayor’s Action Center901-222-2300

Please follow the  General Sessions Criminal Division Daily Dockets URL to access General Sessions Criminal division dockets on our public FTP site.  

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If you need to make a payment you can visit us at 201 Poplar LL81, Mullins Station, 1075 Mullins Station Road or Southbrook Mall,1254 East Shelby Dr.

Payments can also be made by phone.  If you have inquiries call 222-3400 for Civil matters or call (901) 222-3500 for Criminal Division matters. 


“If you have any questions, please contact the General Sessions Court Clerk’s Office at (901) 222-3500.”