General Sessions & Juvenile Court

100 South Dupree Avenue
Brownsville, TN 38012
General Sessions: 731-772-1112
Juvenile Court: 731-772-1112
Fax: 731-772-8139
Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

Judge Jenny Smith Scott

Jenny Scott, Judge of the Haywood County General Sessions and Juvenile Court was born and raised in Haywood County.

Judge Scott graduated from Haywood High School in 1999, obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Louisiana State University in 2003, and received her Juris Doctor from Stetson University College of Law in 2007.

She was appointed by the Haywood County Commission to serve out the remainder of Judge J. Roland Reid’s term and was sworn in on January 2, 2022.


  • Jennifer Braden, Administrative Assistant
  • Renae Jackson, Youth Services Officer
  • Anna Reid, Youth Services Officer
  • Elaisha Ramsey, Recovery Court Director

Court Schedule:

  • General Sessions, Criminal Docket: Tuesday at 9:00 am and 1:30 pm
  • General Sessions, Domestic Violence Docket: Monday at 9:00 am
  • General Sessions, Civil Docket: Wednesday at 9:00 am
  • General Sessions, Traffic Docket: Wednesday at 10:00 am
  • General Sessions, DUI Docket: Thursday at 9:00 am
  • Juvenile Court: Monday at 1:30 pm (Delinquent and Status Offenders)
  • Child Support Court: Wednesday at 1:30pm
  • Haywood County Recovery Court: Tuesday at 1:00 pm
  • Department of Children Services and cases related to child custody and visitation: cases set as needed or requested by Department of Children Services (Dependant and Neglect, Child Custody, Emergency Removals, Termination/Surrenders of Parental Rights)

Haywood County Recovery Court:

  • The Haywood County Recovery Court (HCRC), through the General Sessions Court, opened in July of 2022 in an effort to address the overwhelming reoccurrence of crimes committed by nonviolent offenders with underlying substance use issues.
  • The Haywood County Recovery Court is an intensive rehabilitation and supervision program for non-violent, misdemeanor justice involved individuals who have a substance use disorder. It involves intervention, treatment, and rehabilitation of those individuals who desire to change the circumstances of their lives and break the cycle of criminal justice involvement due to substance use.