CIRCUIT COURT CLERK

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Closure Update: March 16 - March 31


ADMISSION TO THE JUDICIAL BUILDING IS LIMITED IN RESPONSE
TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
UNTIL Thursday, April 30, 2020

LAWYERS WITH JAIL CASES WILL BE ADMITTED AND
ANY NECESSARY PERSONS, AS DETERMINED BY THE TRIAL JUDGE

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. You may contact our offices to reset court dates or visit our websites. For emergencies, contact our offices for instructions.


March 26th, 2020 Reporting for Jury Service has been Cancelled

All Rutherford County jurors who are summoned to report for jury service on March 26, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. have been rescheduled to Monday, April 6, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. Please complete the juror questionnaire at https://JuryInfo.RutherfordCountyTN.gov to expedite the registration process.

Please call the jury line (615-907-3566) after 4:30 p.m. weekly to listen for further updates. Should you have any questions, please call 615-907-3566 during business hours.


About Us

The Rutherford County Circuit Court Clerk Melissa Harrell is an elected official who serves for a term of four years and is responsible for all filings, processing and final disposition of cases, which include several phases of the Civil and Criminal law procedures in the Juvenile, General Sessions (Civil & Criminal), Circuit Civil and Circuit Criminal Courts. The Circuit Court Clerk employs Chief Deputies and several deputy clerks in each court in order to fulfill the requirement to attend court sessions and perform all clerical functions of each court.







Other News

Melissa Harrell and the Circuit Court Clerk’s Office is excited to announce that we are now offering a web inquiry service that will allow you to search and view case information on our civil, criminal and traffic cases in both General Sessions and Circuit Courts.

Our web inquiry service was designed to be offered by a subscription service fee only. Some Clerk's Offices throughout the state are charging subscription fees as much as $350 annually, however, Melissa has opted to provide our customers with this service free of charge. By offering the service free of charge, it will allow us to better serve of community by providing access to the information our citizens need.

                To access these court records, you will need to follow these steps:

                Navigate your browser to http://rutherford.tncrtinfo.com

                Click “Subscription Login” (in the upper-right corner)

                Then use the following username and password to log in:

                          Username: rccourts

                        Password: records

We hope you enjoy having access to our web inquiry service. Should you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact our office.


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