Wilson County, TN Circuit Court
Wilson County, TN Circuit Court

WILSON COUNTY COURTS

Welcome to the website for the Wilson County, TN Circuit Court Clerk’s office. The elected Circuit Court Clerk is Debbie Moss.  Ms. Moss oversees the court clerk’s offices that keep records for the Circuit Court, the Civil Division of the General Sessions Court, General Sessions Family Court, Juvenile Court, and Criminal Court.

The office of the Wilson County TN Court Clerk also issues all writs and processes for these courts.

 

Courts Addresses:

134 SOUTH COLLEGE STREET

 

 

Courts Addresses:

115 EAST HIGH STREET

 

CIRCUIT COURT I & II

Cases handled include civil lawsuits $25,000 & over for property damages or personal injury, minor settlements, condemnations, divorces, child support, adoptions, name changes, worker’s compensation, and judicial commitments.

 

GENERAL SESSIONS I & II

Typical cases tried in this court are civil cases under $25,000 for property damages or personal injury, warrants to recover personal property, detainers, and past due accounts. Also tried are criminal misdemeanor cases which include traffic violations & tickets, DUI, public drunk, assault and check violations, as well as preliminary trials in felony cases.

Judges:
Clara Byrd
Circuit Court – Div. I
&
John Wootten, Jr.
Circuit Court – Div. II

Office: (615)444-2042
Fax:  (615)449-3420
Office hours: 8 am – 4 pm

 

Judges:
Barry Tatum
Haywood Barry
Office: (615) 444-2045
FAX: (615) 443-1186
Office hours: 8 am – 4 pm

GENERAL SESSIONS FAMILY COURT

Cases handled include divorces, child support &  child custody, etc.,  juvenile paternity,  orders of protection and judicial commitments.

 

 

CRIMINAL COURT

Cases handled include misdemeanor and felony cases (DUI, murder, rape, robbery and check violations). Cases brought to trial have been investigated by a Grand Jury and an indictment has been returned by the Grand Jury.

Judge:
Ensley Hagan

Office: (615)444-2042
Fax:  (615)449-3420
Office hours: 8 am – 4 pm

 

Judges:
Brody Kane
&
John Wootten, Jr. 
Office: (615)444-1488
FAX:  (615)444-5889
Office hours: 8 am – 4 pm
 

JUVENILE CHILD SUPPORT COURT

Cases handled include child support &  child custody, etc.,  juvenile paternity.

 

 

JUVENILE COURT

Cases tried in this court are Dependent/neglect, custody, juvenile delinquent (crimes), status-only pertains to child, i.e. runaway, unruly, possession of tobacco, truancy and parent’s failure to comply with compulsory attendance law.

Judge:
Ensley Hagan

Office: (615)444-2042
Fax:  (615)449-3420
Office hours: 8 am – 4 pm

 

Judge:
Barry Tatum 
Office: (615)444-2114
Fax: (615)444-5889
Office hours: 8 am – 4 pm

Wilson County Chancery Court is separate from Courts under the Circuit Court Clerk. 

The Court Clerk is Barbara Webb.

Cases handled include divorces, partition suits, contempt’s, all kinds of land cases, adoptions, workers comp cases, contract debt cases, writ of certioraris, mechanics and material men’s liens, delinquent taxes, and child support on divorces granted through this court.

Contact numbers:

Chancery Court – (615)444-2835

Probate Court  – (615)466-5311 (Real Estate matters)

Fax number for both courts – (615)443-6191

Chancellor:

C. K. Smith – 15th Judicial District

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