Notice: To All Attorneys Seeking to Levy on “Any and All Accounts” of a Judgment-Debtor

Posted on July 5th, 2017

The creditors’ bar, and pro se judgment-creditors, seeking to levy on “Any and All Accounts” of a judgment-debtor, will hereby be informed, and notice is hereby given to the Memphis Bar Association, that effective July 15, 2017 a garnishment form cannot be submitted to the Shelby County General Sessions Clerk’s Office to institute a levy on funds in “Any and All Accounts” at a “bank” or any banking institution.  

Execution (Levy) Form

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Effective 7/1/17 Fee Schedule of General Sessions Civil Division

Posted on June 30th, 2017

All fees are paid to the General Sessions Civil Court Clerk’s Office at the time of the transaction. All filings are required to be accompanied with payment. Any filings without payment will not be processed.

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Notice of Appeal Effective July 1, 2017

Posted on June 29th, 2017


Beginning July 1, 2017, all Notices of Appeal filed with the Court of Appeals, Court of Criminal Appeals or Supreme Court must be filed in the office of the Clerk of the Appellate Courts rather than in the office of the Trial Court Clerk. The Rules of Appellate Procedure related to the filing of a Notice of Appeal directed to the Appellate Courts are changing effective July 1, 2017. As of July 1, 2017, the trial court clerks will no longer accept a Notice of Appeal for filing in their office. The Notice of Appeal shall be filed in the office of the Appellate Court Clerk in the grand division in which the trial court from which the appeal arises is located. The locations and mailing addresses of the Appellate Court Clerk’s office for each grand division can be found here.

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Bar Notice: Memphis & Shelby Co. Juvenile Court New Docket Times Effective Jan. 9

Posted on December 1st, 2016

Please be advised of Memphis and Shelby County Juvenile Court new docket times starting on January 9th all dockets will be at 9:00 am or at 1:00 pm except for the Rule 24/Transfer docket, which will remain at 9:30 am.  Also, due to the increase in cases, 2 afternoon custody and visitation dockets have been added.

You can view the permanent docket schedule here

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From the President: Are You a Lawyer for Justice?

Posted on October 26th, 2015

October is Celebrate Pro Bono Month.  Have you provided over 50 hours of pro bono service in the last 12 months?  If so, the Tennessee Supreme Court wants to recognize you at the MBA Annual Meeting on December 3.  

The applications for both attorneys and law offices can be found at http://www.tncourts.gov/node/2392634.

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