Circuit Court Clerk

20 N. Public Square
Judicial Building
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Juvenile Clerk's Office
P: (615) 898-7972
F: (615) 217-7120

General Sessions
Civil Division

P: (615) 217-0069
F: (615) 898-7801

General Sessions
Criminal Division

P: (615) 898-7831
F: (615) 898-7835

Circuit Court Civil Division
P: (615) 898-7820
F: (615) 217-7118

Circuit Court Criminal Division
P: (615) 898-7812
F: (615) 217-7119

Collections Office
P: (615) 217-7146
F: (615) 217-7118

Flat Fees – Fees Should be Paid in Advance

July 1, 2012

 

CATEGORY ONE CASES
$339.50

contracts, torts, personal injury, property damage, malpractice,
wrongful deaths, employment discrimination, civil rights suits, tax disputes, special remedies and cases not otherwise specified.

CATEGORY TWO CASES
$264.50

workers comp, appeals to circuit from General Sessions, city court or other Courts or hearings; transfers from foreign counties, writs of mandamus, condemnation & quo warranto actions.

CATEGORY THREE CASES
$214.50

Adoptions, legitimations, paternity cases, termination of parental rights & other domestic relations matters not otherwise designated, restoration of citizenship, name change, minor settlements, enforcement of foreign judgments; and orders of protection, emancipation.

CATEGORY FOUR CASES
$77.00
Child support enforcement and modification, interstate support cases.
GUARDIANSHIP/CONSERVATORSHIP           
$274.50
DIVORCES
  with children
$314.50
  without children
$239.50
CROSS FILING/COUNTER COMPLAINTS
$100.00
* please add $28.00 for each summons served 
  by the Rutherford County Sheriff.
CONTEMPT
$77.00
PARENTING PLAN MODIFICATION
$77.00
COPIES – Per Page
$0.50
CERTIFICATION
$5.00
CONTINUANCES
$7.00
SUBPOENAS
$6.00
POST-JUDGMENT REQUESTS
$25.00

Garnishments, executions, levy, post-judgments, interrogatory, publication request, motions to set installment payments and post judgment orders and pleas, motion for new trial or motion to amend.

RECEIVING FUNDS ON CONFIRMATION OF PRIVATE SALE
$40.00
SURRENDERS
$50.00
EXPUNGMENTS
$100.00
PREPARING RECORD ON APPEAL
$300.00
THIRD PARTY COMPLAINTS
Same as original complaint minus Litigation Tax
PUBLICATION
  Daily News Journal
$225.00

 

FAX IN IS $5.00 PLUS A $1.00 PER PAGE
FAX OUT IS $3.00 PLUS $0.50 PER PAGE

WE DO NOT ACCEPT CREDIT OR DEBIT CARDS!
There is an ATM located in front of the building. We accept cash, money orders, and cashier checks.
Make all checks and money orders payable to Circuit Civil Court.

Links

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(A TN Supreme Court Initiative)

Online
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Justice

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& counsel)

Tennessee Open
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Tennessee Code Annotated

Rutherford County
Juvenile Court

Rutherford County
Chancery Court Clerk & Master

Rutherford County Seal

Rutherford County, Tennessee does not discriminate based on race, color or national origin in federal or state sponsored programs, pursuant to
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d). Sonya Stephenson, Title VI Director.