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Welcome to the Second Division of the Criminal Court in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
The Criminal Courts remain open. Some "in-person" proceedings are limited as part of the Judiciary's response to COVID-19. Please click the button below to find out more about how the Supreme Court and the Criminal Court are addressing these issues.
The Hamilton County Criminal Court in Chattanooga hears felony and misdemeanor criminal cases after the grand jury has brought charges. The Court also hears appeals from the Court of General Sessions, as well as from various municipal courts in Hamilton County.
All who appear before the Court—including victims, the accused, witnesses, jurors, and lawyers—will be guaranteed equal and just administration according to law and the assurance of being treated with dignity and respect.
A priority of the Criminal Court is the protection of the community's safety and property. Important to these protections is a firm and fair adherence to the rule of law, including respect for our Constitutional values. These are the foundational principles for the Criminal Court.
The Hamilton County Criminal Court was first established by a private act of the Tennessee General Assembly in 1901. The Second Division was created on February 4, 1929, and seven judges have since presided in the Division.
The judges who have presided in the Second Division include
Judge Tom Greenholtz has presided in the Second Division since 2015.
Hamilton County Criminal Court
600 Market Street, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37402, United States
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