Shelby County General Sessions to resume in-person proceedings June 15, official says

Shelby County General Sessions to resume in-person proceedings June 15, official says
Only three out of the six divisions of General Sessions Civil Court will operate daily.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Shelby County General Sessions Civil Courts will reopen for in-person court proceedings on June 15, according to a press release.

From the press release:

Only three out of the six divisions of General Sessions Civil Court will operate daily with in-person proceedings, with no more than fifteen litigants at one time in a courtroom. (The rotation of the court schedule includes the judge assigned to hear Mental Health Hearings.)

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No more than twenty litigants will be allowed to wait in each hallway.

The Clerk’s Office has been instructed not to set more than fifty cases per docket at 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., per division, with the exception of Fridays.

Only FED cases will bet set on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Non FED cases will be set on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

For information regarding your court date(s) please visit the General Sessions Court Clerk’s Office website at GS4.Shelbycountytn.gov; or you may contact us by telephone at (901) 222-3400.