Shelby County court cases reset again

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 08, 2020 9:28 AM CT | Published: March 30, 2020 5:00 PM CT

Shelby County Criminal Court and General Sessions court have again reset court cases suspended due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.

After the state Supreme Court announced last week that all in-person court appearances for people not in custody are suspended through April 30, the courts again pushed back hearings, trials and court cases for a second time.Criminal court cases in Divisions 1-10, general sessions criminal court division 7-15 or in drug court previously set for March 16 to March 31 have been reset for week of May 1 to May 18.

Court cases in criminal court, general sessions divisions 7-15 and drug court on April 1 to April 30 have been reset for May 19 to June 16.

Bond hearings and arraignments for defendants in-custody are still being held.

Shelby County civil court cases are also reset for May 4 through May 19.

For more information about reset court dates call:

· General Sessions Criminal Court Clerk: 901-222-3500

· Criminal Court Clerk: 901-222-3200

· Shelby County District Attorney General’s Office: 901-222-1300

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Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones covers criminal justice issues and general assignment news for The Daily Memphian. She previously was a reporter at The Commercial Appeal.

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