City Court Calendar

Court is generally held on the third Monday of the month - court begins promptly at 4:00pm. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the opening of court. If you are unable to attend due to an emergency or miss your court date, contact the clerk's office as quickly as possible.

**COVID-19 Update**
All persons are required to wear a mask when entering the court building. Temperatures will be taken and anyone with a temperature higher than 100.4 will not be allowed inside and your court date will be rescheduled. Only the citation holder will be allowed into the courtroom. Entry is through the red door and you must exit out  the rear of the court room on to North Main Street.

Court Dates:

1270 Old HWY 51 S.
Brighton, TN 38011

Office: 901-476-8661
Fax: 901-475-9983

Business Hours:
8:00am - 4:30pm
Monday - Friday


Honorable Meredith Wooten  

Municipal Court Clerks:
Jewlie Kerns
Tammy French

The Court Clerks are responsible for managing court operations, developing and implementing court policy and procedures, and collecting all fines, fees, forfeitures and taxes. The Court Clerk's Office has a staff of 2 clerks who prepare misdemeanor, traffic, and city code cases for the court docket, process court orders, judgments and traffic citations, process and maintain the court docket.


  • No cell phones or electronic devices allowed in the Courtroom.
  • No foods, drink, gum, or smoking allowed in the Courtroom.
  • All persons, bags, and packages are subject to search.
  • Weapons (guns, knives, etc.) are prohibited in the Courtroom.
  • Courtroom seating is for persons with a case on the docket.
  • Be polite and courteous to the Judge, Court personnel, and persons around you.
  • Stand with your hands out of your pockets and to your side when appearing before the Judge.
  • Quiet - No talking allowed in the courtroom.
  • Approach the Judge's Bench only when summoned by the Court.
  • Go to the Court Clerk's Office for court information and to pay fines and costs.


Defendant must be appropriately dressed to be admitted into the courtroom.

  • No shorts | short skirts | pajamas
  • No hats | head covering
  • No halter | tank tops | low-cut tops
  • No exposed midriffs
  • No pants hanging below the waist
  • No torn clothing or clothing with holes
  • No inappropriate or distasteful logos (lettering) on clothing
  • No shirts hanging outside pants
The Town of Brighton Municipal Court is located at 139 N Main St. Brighton, TN 38011