The Tennessee Supreme Court has limited most in-person court hearings effective March 16 - April 30. Attached are Circuit Court and the Circuit Court Clerk's Offices procedures during this time.
Circuit Court is a court of general jurisdiction and a court of record. The Circuit Court Clerk's office is responsible for managing the caseload for the Circuit Court, performing the internal clerical operations, maintaining both electronic and hard copy records, and providing assistance to the Judge's office in the courtroom. The Clerk's office is also the custodian of all evidence submitted in all civil and criminal cases.
Case Types Heard by the Circuit Court:
- Personal Injury
- Domestic Relations (Divorces, Post-Divorce matters, Child Support)
- Medical Malpractice
- Termination of Parental Rights
- Name changes
- Appeals from General Sessions Court
- Contract Debt
- Minor Settlements