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Smyrna Municipal/General Sessions Court Information:
The jurisdiction, power, and authority of the Smyrna Municipal Court is set forth by ordinance. The Municipal Court has concurrent General Sessions jurisdiction over all violations of state criminal laws within the corporate limits of the town. This includes conducting preliminary hearings on felony cases. The Judge also hears traffic cases and town code violations.

In addition, the Court employs Judicial Commissioners who issue warrants and set bonds for persons charged with misdemeanor and felony crimes occurring within the corporate town limits.

Dress Code for Court

All persons appearing before the Smyrna Municipal/General Sessions Court shall be appropriately dressed and are required to show deference to the Court in both appearance and demeanor. Anyone in violation of the dress code will NOT be permitted into the courtroom without prior approval.

Appropriate dress includes but is not limited to the following:

  • No underwear showing
  • No bra or bra straps showing
  • No sagging pants
  • No bare stomachs
  • No hats or sunglasses
  • No shorts
  • No extremely short skirts/dresses
  • No tank-style shirts
  • No camisoles
  • No crop-tops
Document Upload
If you need to provide documentation for traffic citations or other cases - photographs or scanned images can be emailed by clicking the following link: EMAIL HERE or email directly to

Please provide your full name and Case/Citation Number in the email. Send as many attachments as you need. Once you have sent the email, wait about 10 minutes for the email to come through and CALL the Court Clerk's Office at 615-355-5732. You will need to give the name and citation/case number that you provided in the email.

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DUI Compliance

Links of Interest

636808049510470000Rutherford County ADA Coordinator

Sonya Stephenson (615) 494-4480
Americans with Disabilities Act[PDF]

Aerial Map of Smyrna Justice Center