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General and Circuit Court

The Circuit Court

The current Circuit Court Clerk is Harry Johnson. The Clerk’s office is located at 7 Bill Burnett Circle, Union City, TN 38261. The Circuit Court Clerk’s office is responsible for recording and maintaining records of the Circuit Court. Some of these include:

  • Misdemeanor and felony criminal cases and civil cases over $25,000
  • Post-convictions
  • Condemnations
  • Hospital liens
  • Garnishments
  • Executions
  • Name changes
  • Restoration of citizenship
  • Foreign judgments
  • Keeping records on the criminal and civil jurors for each of the three divisions
The Clerk’s office is also responsible for filing a Grand Jury report each month and processes the paperwork for each defendant, preparing and transferring all records for cases on appeal to a higher court, and collecting, receipting, and accounting for all fines, court cost, and restitution.

The General Sessions Court

The General Sessions office is located at 9 Bill Burnett Circle, Union City, TN 38261.  The current department head for General Sessions is Circuit Court Clerk is Harry Johnson.  The General Sessions office is responsible for recording and maintaining records of the General Sessions Court. Some of these include:

  • Misdemeanor civil and criminal cases under $25,000
  • Traffic citations and courts for such
  • Garnishments
  • Executions
  • Bank levies
  • Keeping records on the criminal and civil general sessions cases

The General Session’s office is also responsible for processing the paperwork for each defendant, preparing and transferring all records for cases on appeal to a higher court, and collecting, receipting, and accounting for all fines, court cost, and restitution.