Helping Hurricane Harvey Victims

Posted on September 1st, 2017

Want to volunteer to answer civil legal questions for Texas residents who are victims of Hurricane Harvey? You can do so on ABA Free Legal Answers in six simple steps! 

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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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Posted on May 15th, 2017

The Honorable Robert L. Childers, Circuit Court Judge for the 30th Judicial District in Shelby County, has announced he will retire as of June 30, 2017.

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