Tennessee courts limiting hearings, some Chattanooga area jails suspending visits as precautionary measure against coronavirus

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UPDATE: The Tennessee Supreme Court has issued an order that has suspended all in-person proceedings in all state and local courts in Tennessee from the close of business on March 13 through March 31. Chattanooga City Court will remain open but will not hear any cases during this time. All cases set during this time will be rescheduled.

The City Court Clerk's Office will remain open during regular business hours to answer any questions and to accept payments. Any person who has been cited to Court during these two weeks will be notified of a new court date by the Clerk's Office. Payments are strongly encouraged to be made online, when possible, at www.chattanooga.gov, or through the mail to City Court Clerk, 600 Market Street, Room 104, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 37402.

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