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Davidson County Criminal Background Checks
View information about obtaining a Davidson County criminal background check, and view record summaries online by name, case number, or complaint/incident number.
Dockets, calendars, and other information about court cases
Davidson County Criminal Dockets
Search Davidson County Criminal Court and General Sessions Court criminal appearance list, criminal docket, and review docket by date.
Published opinions and orders
Attorney General Legal Opinions
Search or view Tennessee Attorney General opinions from 2000 to current.
View Tennessee judicial ethics opinions from 1997 - present and ethics opinions from the Board of Professional Responsibility.
Self help, legal research, general information
Child Support Services
The Tennessee Department of Human Services offers legal information and services related to child support, including how to apply for services and how to make online payments.
Davidson County Circuit, Chancery, and Criminal Court Chamber Rules
View judges' Chamber Rules for Davidson County Circuit, Chancery, and Criminal Courts
Davidson County Criminal Procedure and Victim Information
The Davidson County District Attorney's Office offers information about criminal procedure, expungements, warrants, victim and witness rights and resources, and domestic violence. Answers to frequently asked questions and a glossary of terms are also provided.
Davidson County Expungement Information
View information about expungement of criminal records in Davidson County Criminal and General Sessions Courts, with links to forms, checklists, and eligibility criteria.
Davidson County Local Circuit, Chancery, Criminal, and Probate Court Rules
View the local rules of Davidson County Circuit, Chancery, Criminal, and Probate Courts.
Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
View information about Tennessee alternative dispute resolution and mediation procedures.
Tennessee Court Rules
View Tennessee Court Rules, including Rules of Evidence, Rules of Procedure and links to local court rules.
Tennessee Court Self Help Center
View the Tennessee Court's Self Help Center, providing self-help information for many areas of law including: family law, trial and criminal court, estate and probate, small claims and traffic and city issues.
Search the Tennessee Code by keyword, or browse by table of contents.
Traffic and Motor Vehicle Information
The Tennessee Department of Safety offers information about traffic laws, motor vehicle laws, handgun laws and drivers licenses.
Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral
Attorney Complaint Form and Information
The Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility provides information about how to make a complaint about a lawyer, including an online complaint form.
Davidson County Public Defender
View information about the Metropolitan Public Defender's Office, which provides criminal defense services to defendants who cannot afford to hire a private attorney, and guardian ad litem services in Juvenile Court.
Find a Tennessee Lawyer
View information about finding a lawyer in Tennessee, including links to lawyer referral services, free legal services and general information related to working with an attorney.
Find Attorney Discipline Records
The Board of Professional Responsibility of the Supreme Court of Tennessee offers an online search service for public discipline records against lawyers. Search options include name, city, county and bar number.
Tennessee Indigent Defense Information
View information about the Tennessee Indigent Defense Program, which provides representation to those constitutionally entitled to counsel, but who cannot afford an attorney.
Forms and related information
Davidson County Criminal Forms
View and download Davidson County Criminal Court and General Sessions Court criminal forms.
Tennessee Trial Court Forms
View standardized court forms and General Sessions forms organized alphabetically by form name. Available forms include civil, criminal, protection order, fee waiver, subpoena and other uniform court forms. Search by form type at the top of the page.
Online fine payments
Pay Davidson County State Traffic Citations
Pay state traffic citations issued in Davidson County online by citation number. A convenience fee applies.