General Sessions Court

The General Sessions clerks office will be closed from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm on Thursday, December 7, 2023.

Our office will be closed in observance of the Christmas holiday Friday, December 22, Monday, December 25, and Tuesday, December 26, 2023. We will reopen Wednesday, December 27, 2023.

We wish you all a Merry Christmas!!

Our office will be closed on Monday, January 1, 2024 in observance of the New Year. 

Happy New Year to all!

General Sessions criminal and civil cases are now listed online @ Online Court Records. 


Click on Madison County, then from the drop down box, select General Sessions.  You will then have several search criteria to chose from.  The website will update each night and some info may not be reflected for at least 24 hours after court or payments received.    


The General Sessions Court is the first court in which most criminal and civil cases originate.

  • Civil Lawsuits under $25,000
  • Evictions
  • Criminal Misdemeanors
  • Felony Preliminary Trials
  • Traffic Citations
  • Order of Protections


*****Our office accepts credit/debit cards for payments. You may be charged a small fee.  Pay at the Link below

*Our office accepts payments as Cash, Money Orders, or Cashier’s checks only.  We do NOT accept personal Checks