Jagadhri was a sub division headquarter of District Ambala upto the year 1989. The new district of Yamuna Nagar came into existence on November Ist, 1989. Shri B.R.Vohra was the first member of the Superior Judicial Service to be posted as Additional District & Sessions Judge, Yamuna Nagar at Jagadhri on June !st, 1990. The district had to wait for eleven years for being declared as a Sessions Division on December 13,2001. Shri R.C.Gupta, was appointed as Ist District & Sessions Judge, Yamuna Nagar at Jagadhri. The Judicial Courts were earlier housed in an old and decaying building located in the vicinity of the Military Ground, Jagadhri. A new Judicial Complex was constructed in the meanwhile which was inaugurated by Hon�ble Mr. Justice R.S.Mongia, Judge, Punjab and Haryana High Court, Chandigarh on September 17, 2000. The courts were immediately shifted to the new complex which rightly shares the pride of place with the adjoining Mini Secretariat building.