The Montgomery County Courts Center houses the Juvenile, General Sessions, Chancery, Circuit courts and the Circuit
Court Clerk. The Courts Center is open 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Four judges preside over the Juvenile court system in Montgomery County; Ken Goble, Jr., Wayne Shelton, Sharon Massey Grimes,
and Tim Barnes. Juvenile proceedings are conducted on the second floor of the Courts Complex.
Three judges preside over the General Sessions court in Montgomery County; Ken Goble, Jr., Wayne Shelton and Sharon Massey Grimes.
Four judges are on the bench in Circuit Court for the 19th Judicial district, serving Montgomery and Robertson
counties: William R. Goodman, Jill B. Ayers, Ted A. Crozier, Jr, and Ross H. Hicks.
Cases are heard at the Montgomery County Courts Center, 2 Millennium Plaza, next to the historic Courthouse.
Millennium Plaza encompasses the block bounded by North Second Street, Commerce Street, North 3rd Street and
Franklin Street. Click here for map and directions.
For information about the Circuit and General sessions Court, call the Circuit Court Clerk's Office at (931)
Chancery Court handles civil cases including but are not limited to contract/debt, real estate, workers'
compensation, probate, conservatorship/guardianship, adoption, partition suits, and divorce. The court is presided
over by Chancellor Laurence M. McMillan, Jr. He serves as Chancellor for both Montgomery and Robertson Counties.
Cases in Montgomery County are heard at the Montgomery County Courts Center, Room 403, 2 Millennium Plaza. For more
information about Chancery Court call (931) 648-5703.
District Attorney - (931) 648-5574
The District Attorney's Office handles the prosecution of cases in General Sessions Court and Circuit Court and the
collection of unpaid child support in the 19th Judicial District. District Attorney General John Carney's office is
at 200 Commerce Street.
Public Defender's Office - (931) 648-5538
The Public Defender's Office is appointed by the court to represent indigent defendants in criminal cases, beginning
with pretrial hearings and continuing through the appellate courts. Public Defender Roger Nell's office is at 112 S.
City Court - (931) 648-4604
City Court handles traffic citations in Clarksville and violations of city ordinances. Cases are heard by City Judge
Charles W. Smith at 106 Public Square.