Tipton County Court

Find Tipton County Tennessee courts and courthouses, such as federal, state, district, superior, criminal, common, circuit, judicial, judiciary, divorce, appeals, family, traffic, and small claims courts. Courts provide information on legal cases, law documents, case searches, and appeals.

Atoka City Court 334 Atoka-Munford Road Atoka TN 38004 901-837-5302

Brighton City Court 139 North Main Street Brighton TN 38011 901-476-8661

Covington City Court 200 West Washington Avenue Covington TN 38019 901-476-9613

Covington Criminal Court 1801 South College Street Covington TN 38019 901-475-3315

Mason City Court 12157 Main Street Mason TN 38049 901-294-3525

Munford City Court 1397 Munford Avenue Munford TN 38058 901-837-0171

Tipton Circuit Court 1801 South College Street Covington TN 38019 901-475-3320

Tipton Criminal Court 1801 South College Street Covington TN 38019 901-475-3310

About Tipton County Courts

Courts in Tipton County, TN are government institutions that resolve legal disputes in accordance with local Tipton County and Tennessee law and are housed in Tipton County courthouses. Courts are divided into Criminal Courts and Civil Courts. In Tipton County Criminal Courts, the government prosecutes a case against parties accused of breaking the law. In Tipton County Civil Courts the Court resolves disputes between citizens.

You may contact Courts for questions about:
  • Tipton County court records and judgments
  • Law documents, filings and case records
  • Appealing Tipton County court judgments
  • Court calendars and dockets
  • Tipton County background checks
Tipton County Court Records

Tipton County court records are available to the public at the Tipton County Courthouse. Records vary by specific court, however, commonly requested public records include copies of court decisions, court filings and records, court dockets and calendars, people and background check information as well as criminal records.

About the US Court System

The United States Legal System is comprised of a Federal Court System and Fifty State Court Systems which hear cases at Tipton County Courthouses.

Tipton County Trial Courts

Tipton County Courts, where cases are heard for the first time, are where both sides, the prosecutor and defendant present evidence to argue and support their versions of events. A jury usually decides the outcome of cases and a single judge presides over the court room.

Limited Jurisdiction Court

Limited Jurisdiction Courts in Tipton County are typically limited to hearing only cases about small claims, traffic and driving violations, and misdemeanor offenses. Other courts of limited jurisdiction include Tipton County Probate Courts and Tipton County Family Courts.

Appellate Court in Tipton County, Tennessee

Appellate Courts, or Courts of Appeal, hear appeals of decisions that are reached in Tipton County Trial Courts. A judge or a panel of judges presides over the appellate process and decides the outcome of the trial rather than a jury.

Tennessee Federal Courts

Federal Courts are divided into Trial Courts and Appellate courts. Tipton County Federal Courts are divided into Courts of General Jurisdiction and Courts of Limited Jurisdiction. General Jurisdiction Courts preside over all matters of cases, whereas Courts of Limited Jurisdiction are limited by their scope. Federal Courts in Tennessee are referred to as Superior Courts or District Courts and have jurisdictional authority over defined geographic areas.

Twelve Circuit Courts comprise the US Appellate Court System with the United States Supreme Court at its head. Appellate Courts in Tennessee state are similar to the Federal System, whereas multiple appellate courts hear cases within a defined geographic area, governed by the highest State Court, the Tennessee Supreme Court.