General Sessions Court is a court of limited jurisdiction. Every county in Tennessee is served by its own General Sessions Court with jurisdiction varying from county to county based on state law and private acts. General Sessions Civil Court jurisdiction is restricted to specific monetary limits and types of actions. 

General Information

Guidelines and Helpful Information for People with a Case in General Sessions or Juvenile Court


There are two divisions in the Coffee County General Sessions Courts with an elected Judge to serve in each division. A Special Judge presides over all matters in Part I. Judge Jere Ledsinger presides over all matters in Part II.


General Sessions Civil Court is held on Wednesday of each week at the Justice Center in Manchester. It is also held on the first and third Friday of each month at Tullahoma City Hall.