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Chancery Court of Rutherford County, Tennessee

FILING FEES EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2012


LITIGATION TAX — $112.50

CATEGORY ONE CASES — $339.50
Contracts, torts, personal injury, property damage, malpractice, wrongful Death, employment discrimination, civil rights suits, tax disputes, special remedies and cases not otherwise specified.

CATEGORY TWO CASES — $264.50
Workers’ comp cases; appeals to Circuit from General Sessions, City Courts or other Courts or hearings; transfers from foreign counties; writs of mandamus; condemnation/inverse 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 changes, minor settlements, enforcement of foreign judgments; and orders of protection (fees not required in advance), removal of disabilities (emancipation).

CATEGORY FOUR CASES — $75.00
Child support enforcement and modification, interstate support cases
   If serving by certified mail — $80.95

GUARDIANSHIP/CONSERVATORSHIP — $274.50
   ANNUAL ACCOUNTING — $40.00

DIVORCES:
WITH CHILDREN — $314.50
WITHOUT CHILDREN — $239.50

PLEASE ADD $28.00 FOR EACH SUMMONS TO BE SERVED BY THE
RUTHERFORD COUNTY SHERIFF.

REOPENED CASES:
CONTEMPT — $75.00
PARENTING PLAN MODIFICATION — $75.00
OTHER POST-JUDGMENT REQUESTS — $25.00
If serving by certified mail — add $5.95

• FEES SHOULD BE PAID IN ADVANCE.

OTHER FEES
BIRTH CERTIFICATE – $30.00

COPIES (PER PAGE) — $.50

CERTIFICATION AND SEAL — $5.00

EXEMPLIFIED COPIES — $10.00 + $.50/PG

FAX FEES
     OUT — 3.00 + .50/PG
     IN — 5.00 + 1.00/PG

CONTINUANCES (TAXES AT END OF CASE) — $7.00

SUBPOENAS — $6.00

POST JUDGMENT REQUESTS — $25.00
(garnishments, execution, levy, post judgment interrogatory, publication request, motions to set installment payments, and post judgment orders and pleas)

RECEIVING FUNDS ON CONFIRMATION OF PRIVATE SALE — $40.00

EXPUNGEMENTS — $100.00

SURRENDERS — $50.00

PREPARING RECORD ON APPEAL — $300.00

THIRD PARTY COMPLAINTS — same as original complaint

CROSS-FILINGS AND COUNTER-COMPLAINTS — $100.00

WAGE ASSIGNMENT — $30.75

PUBLICATONS
DAILY NEWS JOURNAL — $225.00
(FLAT FEE FOR DIVORCES AND ADOPTIONS ONLY. CLERK WILL REQUEST QUOTES FOR OTHER TYPES OF CASES.)