McMinn County - District Attorney General - Athens, TN - Phone: 1 (423) 744-2830
Meigs County - Civil Defense - Athens, TN - Phone: 1 (423) 745-3140
Public Defenders Office - Athens, TN - Phone: 1 (423) 746-5418
Tennessee State Government - Agriculture Department- Forestry Division- State Area Fore - Athens, TN - Phone: 1 (423) 744-2818
Tennessee State Government Environment and Cnsrvtn - Athens, TN - Phone: 1 (423) 744-7157
District courts in Athens are the general trial courts of the United States federal court system. Both civil and criminal cases are filed in the district court, which is a court of law, equity and admiralty. The district courts exercise original jurisdiction over- that is, they are empowered to conduct trials in the following types of cases: civil actions arising under the Constitution, laws and treaties of the United States; certain civil actions between citizens of different states; civil actions within the admiralty or maritime jurisdiction of the United States; criminal prosecutions brought by the United States; civil actions in which the United States is a party, and many other types of cases and controversies.