Shelby County General Sessions Court Clerk
Civil Division
140 Adams Avenue, Room 106
MemphisTN 38103
Phone: 901-222-3400

Shelby County General Sessions Civil Court
140 Adams Avenue
Room 106
MemphisTN 38103-2093

The General Sessions Civil Court hears the following types of cases:

  • Civil cases up to $25,000
  • Forcible entry detainer actions (evictions)
  • Action to recover personal property
  • Emergency mental commitments
  • Denial petitions for handgun permits
  • Interpleaders
  • Drug Dealer Eviction Program

Shelby County General Sessions Criminal Court 
201 Poplar
Suite LL-81
MemphisTN 38103-2093
Phone: 901-222-3500

The general sessions criminal court hears misdemeanors, preliminary hearings on felonies, traffic and environmental cases.

Shelby County Environmental Court