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REPRESENTING YOURSELF IN GENERAL SESSIONS COURT

Only a portion of the forms below will be needed in a given case. Please read the instruction booklet "General Sessions Court" and any others that you need before deciding which forms to select. Click on the booklets and forms that you need. They may be opened in your browser by clicking on the name, or you may right-click on the name and save the file to your hard drive. You must download forms and cannot complete them online. All forms are Microsoft Word documents. All booklets are in Adobe Acrobat.

Explanatory Booklets

  Pages

  General Sessions Court

5

  Serving Legal Process

3

  How to Prepare for a Hearing or Trial

4

  Court Costs

1

  How to Subpoena Witnesses and Documents

3

Collecting a Judgment

1

  Common Mistakes

2

Total 

18

 

Description of General Sessions Court Forms

Pages

Affidavit of Indigency

2

Civil Warrant

2

Complaint to Recover Personal Property

2

Application for Immediate Possession

1

Inventory of Personal Property

1

Subpoena

1

Fax Cover Sheet

1

Motion for Installment Payments

2

Garnishment

2

Motion to Quash Garnishment

1

Notice of Appeal to Circuit Court

1

Pauper's Oath in lieu of Appeal Bond

1

Appeal Bond

1

Total  

18

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