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Shelby County General Sessions Court - Criminal Division

201 Poplar Avenue Suite LL-81
Memphis, TN 38103

(901) 222-3500



Provides nine criminal divisions of General Sessions Court for Shelby County. Criminal court handles misdemeanors, preliminary hearings on felonies, traffic, environmental cases and expungements of criminal charges that have been dismissed in court. Even if your case has been dismissed in criminal court, this charge will still appear on your record if you don't have it expunged (erased) by this office. Court dates may not be changed by phone, you have to appear in person, unless the court gives a waiver. One judge is responsible for environmental court. This court handles environmental hazards such as illegal dump sites and substandard housing.

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General Information


Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm; 24-Hour Clerk's office open 24/7 at 201 Poplar, Suite LL-126, Memphis, 38103.

Intake Process:

Call or visit website for information. May look up traffic ticket court date on the website by traffic ticket number or officer issuing ticket. Case information is also online. To have your Voting Rights Reinstated, call customer service (901-222-3376) or go online at tn.gov/sos/election

Program Fees:

Fees Vary by offense; this division accepts payments by cash, checks, credit card or money orders and there is also a way to pay through Western Union. Call or check website for more details. Be sure to include the docket number or ticket number on all payments.


Shelby County residents or those charged with a crime in Shelby County

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