Shelby County Circuit Court

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Notice:
  As of January 1, 2019 all new filing docket numbers will not include the two leading zeros. For example, our first case this year has been assigned docket number CT-0001-19. Please note that any case numbers prior to January 1, 2019 will remain formatted as a six digit field ex. CT-003456-18.

Organization and Responsibilities:

Circuit Court is a court of general jurisdiction consisting of nine judges presiding over nine divisions. The court hears a variety of civil cases, including:

  • Appeals from lower courts
  • Auto accident
  • Breach of Contract
  • Condemnation
  • Divorce
  • Medical malpractice
  • Minor settlement
  • Name Change
  • Personal injury
  • Worker's compensation
  • Wrongful death

  Approximately 5,000 cases are filed in Circuit Court annually.

 Holiday Office Closures:

January 1, 2019 - New Year's Day
January 21, 2019 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
February 18, 2019 - Presidents Day (Courts will be closed, Clerk offices will be open)
April 4, 2019 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Day
April 19, 2019 - Good Friday
May 27, 2019 - Memorial Day
July 4, 2019 - Independence Day
September 2, 2019 - Labor Day
November 11, 2019 - Veterans Day
November 28 and 29, 2019 - Thanksgiving Holiday
December 24 and 25, 2019 - Christmas Holiday
 

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