Going to Juvenile Court


What to Expect In Juvenile Court

The links below will take you to information on Juvenile Court in Tennessee. 

Tennessee Juvenile Court FAQs

Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Minor

Courtroom Tips

Do You Know the Juvenile Law? - Davidson County

Sabe Usted la Ley Juvenile? - Davidson County

Shelby County Juvenile Court FAQs



These forms are provided by the state. They can be filed in any county in the state. If you need help filling out the forms, you can ask a lawyer in your area.  
Motion for Expungement of Juvenile Offender Records

Example Forms for Court

Standard Court Forms for all of Tennessee


Statewide Social Services Resources


Help by phone - Dial 211 for Tennessee’s community services help line; or visit the 211 website:


Kid Central is a one-stop shop for Tennessee families to connect with important information and resources provided by Tennessee state departments.


Legal Help or Representation

TN Free Legal Answers

Volunteer Lawyers Who Will Answer Questions for Free Online

How it works:  

  1. We'll ask you some questions to see if we can help you. If we can help, you'll make an account.
  2. Ask your non-criminal legal question. 
  3. We will e-mail you when your question receives a response. Come back to the web site and sign in to read the response.

Statewide Directory

Directory of Legal Aid Attorneys and Other Agencies by County

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