CIRCUIT COURT CLERK

Circuit Court Civil Division

Honorable Judge Mark Rogers - Elected Official

Honorable Judge Barry Tidwell - Elected Official

 

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


          
Mailing Address:

Rutherford County 
Circuit Civil Court Clerk 
116 W. Lytle St., Room 106                   
Murfreesboro, TN 37130.

 

 

Physical Address:

Rutherford County 
Circuit Civil Court Clerk 
116 W. Lytle St., Room 106                   
Murfreesboro, TN 37130.

 

 


Fees

Flat Fees – Fees Should be Paid in Advance

CATEGORY ONE CASES

$389.50

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

$314.50

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

 

RE-OPEN WORKERS COMP

$152.00

CATEGORY THREE CASES

$264.50

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.

 

DIVORCES

 

  with children

$364.50

  without children

$289.50

GUARDIANSHIP/CONSERVATORSHIP           

$324.50

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY

$232.00

THIRD PARTY COMPLAINT

$227.00

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 & SEAL

$5.00

CONTINUANCES

$7.00

SUBPOENAS

$6.00

POST-JUDGMENT REQUESTS

$25.00

Executions, 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

GARNISHMENTS

$47.00

LEVY/BANK LEVY

$42.00

PERSONAL PROPERTY

$67.00

WAGE ASSIGNMENT & QDRO

$25.00

  FOR CLERK TO SEND CERTIFIED MAIL  $6.74

$31.74

PREPARING RECORD ON APPEAL

$300.00

EXEMPLIED COPY

$15.00+
$  0.50
per page

SERVICE FEE

$42.00

BIRTH CERTIFICATE

$30.00

Writ of Attachment

$42.00

PUBLICATION

 

  Daily News Journal

$225.00

 

FAX OUT IS $3.00 PLUS $0.50 PER PAGE

FAX RECEIVED IS $5.00 PLUS $1.00 PER PAGE

 

We accept cash, money orders, cashier checks and credit cards. 
There is an ATM located in front of the building.
Make all checks and money orders payable to Circuit Civil Court.


Handbooks

Guardianship/Conservatorship Handbook
So now You are a Gaurdian/Conservator Handbook
Pendente Light Hearings Handbook

Forms

Demographic Worksheet
Income Withholding for Support
Subpoena
Summons