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

Service
Phone
County Probation
901-222-4000
Citizen’s Dispute
901-222-4013
Prosecutors
901-222-1390
Jail Information
901-222-4700
Public Defender
901-222-2800
Shelby County Mayor’s Action Center
901-222-2300


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

General Sessions Criminal Court Division - Court Resets and Order of Protection Hearings Updates (PDF)

COMBINED-NOTICE OF COURT RESETS - REVISED -03-27-2020

COMBINED -  NOTICE OF CRIMINAL COURT RESETS 

NOTICE OF COURT RESETS -ORDER OF PROTECTION

COMBINED -  NOTICE OF CRIMINAL COURT RESETS - May 1- May 15, 2020

NOTICE OF COURT RESETS -ORDER OF PROTECTION - Updated 4.30.2020

TN Supreme Court Order Modifying Suspension Of In-Person Court Proceedings and Further Extension of Deadlines 04.24.2020

COMBINED -  NOTICE OF CRIMINAL COURT RESETS - May 15-30

TRAFFIC COURT _ DIVISION 14 DDS Announcement - May 26th 2020

NOTICE OF GS Division 10 ONLY COURT RESETS -07-08-2020

COVID19 GS Criminal Court Order on Defendant Mandatory Appearances and General Operating Procedures

Order-Division IX-  07-30-2020

GS Criminal Court Division IX  Case Resets_ Hearing Scheduling- Judge Skahan-FINAL

Division VII - Order Dated 08-05-2020-Judge Anderson

FINAL-DIVISION VII-GS Criminal Court Divisions - Order thu 12-31-2020 Judge Anderson

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