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Hickman County General Sessions Judge Election 2014


My name is Melanie Totty Cagle and I am seeking your support and vote for the Hickman County General Sessions Judge for 2014. I have nearly 16 years of service as an attorney in Hickman County, the community where I was born and raised. Hickman County is where I have the privilege to live with my husband, Skip Cagle, and am raising my children, Madison and Caleb.

I have a thorough understanding of all the aspects of this position.

The Hickman County General Sessions Judge duties include:

  1. Misdemeanor crimes;
  2. Civil trials under the amount of $25,000;
  3. Landlord and Tenant Law;
  4. Orders of Protections;
  5. Paternity matters;
  6. Child support matters including enforcement;
  7. Custody and Visitation issues;
  8. Grandparent Visitation;
  9. Juvenile Crime;
  10. Dependency and Neglect Cases; and
  11. Traffic Offenses.

In the past 16 years, I have been a civil and criminal attorney, a Child Support Prosecutor for the State of Tennessee, as well as a Public Defender for the 21st Judicial District. I am a certified child advocacy trainer and participate in child advocacy training each year to sharpen my skills in Juvenile Court.My goal is to be a judge for all the citizens of Hickman County. To be TOUGH but FAIR. Everyone deserves a Judge that respects each person that enters the courtroom and to assist him or her within the bounds of the law. I seek to be a knowledgeable, fair and a hard working judge for Hickman County.

Therefore, I am asking for your vote and support in my bid to become the Judge of Hickman County General Sessions Court in 2014.

MTC for judge


Melanie Totty Cagle Attorney at Law
1200 N. Oak Drive
Centerville, TN 37033
Phone: 931-994-6388
Fax: 931-671-0270
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