General Sessions Court

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Knoxville General Sessions Court

General Sessions Court in Knox and Anderson Counties

The General Sessions Court is a municipal court, the lowest level of Tennessee state courts. It has jurisdiction over misdemeanor crimes and civil cases involving amounts up to $10,000.00. General Sessions Court judges are elected on a partisan ballot in either the May or August primary elections. They serve four-year terms.

General Sessions Court Judges

General Sessions Court judges are elected on a partisan ballot in either the May or August primary elections. They serve four-year terms. These judges preside over criminal and civil cases. They also conduct preliminary hearings for felony cases and set bail amounts for those cases.

General Sessions Court Judges in Knoxville

Knoxville General Sessions Court judges include:

  • Judge Richard F. Gorbett
  • Judge Thomas A. Steenburg
  • Judge Richard Baumgartner
  • Judge Walter H. Fletcher
  • Judge Thomas A. White

General Sessions Court Hours

General Sessions Court is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

General Sessions Court Location

General Sessions Court is located at:

  • 200 North Main Street
  • Knoxville, TN 37902

General Sessions Court Resources

For more information on General Sessions Court, read the following FAQs.

  • FAQs
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  • Criminal Defense
  • Civil Litigation
  • Family Law
  • DUI
  • Probation Violation
  • Warrants
  • Traffic Tickets

Contact a Knoxville General Sessions Court Attorney

If you are facing a misdemeanor or a civil case in General Sessions Court, we encourage you to contact Stephens & DiRado, LLP to discuss your case. We have a team of experienced attorneys who can fight for you and your rights.

For a free case evaluation, contact us online or call (855) 442-2817.

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