CIRCUIT COURT CLERK

General Sessions Civil Court

Judge Toby Gilley

General Sessions Civil Court handles noncriminal legal matters. A civil case can be filed for landlord or tenant issues and small-claims civil matters.

Physical Address

116 W. Lytle St., Room 106                   
Murfreesboro, TN 37130.


Fees

Effective July 1, 2016

 

Clerk

Taxes

Officer

Total

Civil Detainer Recovery Warrants

 

 

 

 

  One Defendant

49.00

159.50

42.00

$250.50

  Two Defendants

49.00

159.50

84.00

$292.50

  Three Defendants

49.00

159.50

126.00

$334.50

 

 

 

 

 

Immediate Recovery

 

 

 

 

  One Defendant

49.00

159.50

56.00

$264.50

  Two Defendants

49.00

159.50

112.00

$320.50

Writ of Possession

25.00

 

42.00

$67.00

Filing Interrogatories with Warrant

25.00

 

 

$25.00

Slow Pay Motion

25.00

 

 

$25.00

Subpoenas

 

 

 

 

  Personally Served

6.00

 

42.00

$48.00

  Phone or Fax

6.00

 

12.00

$18.00

Alias Warrants

 

 

 

 

  One Defendant

 

 

42.00

$42.00

  Two Defendants

 

 

84.00

$84.00

Filing Judicial Attachment

25.00

 

56.00

$81.00

Filing Attachment with Warrant

 

 

 

 

  One Defendant

74.00

159.50

82.00

$315.50

  Two Defendants

74.00

159.50

164.00

$397.50

Adding Defendant (Each)

 

 

22.00

$22.00

Counter Complaint

 

 

42.00

$42.00

Petition for Discovery

25.00

 

42.00

$67.00

With Subpoena

31.00

 

42.00

$73.00

Show Cause

25.00

 

42.00

$67.00

Body Attachment

25.00

 

42.00

$67.00

Order of Publication

25.00

 

 

$25.00

Contempt

75.00

 

42.00

$117.00

Quash Motion

25.00

 

 

$25.00

Interpleader

Cost is same as new case

Scire Facias

 

 

 

 

  Personally Served

40.00

 

22.00

$62.00

  Phone or Fax

40.00

 

12.00

$52.00

 

NOTE: Warrants served by private process deduct officer's fee for a total of $208.50.

NOTE: Certified Copies are $5.00 each.

NOTE: If a warrant is to be served out of county, make TWO separate checks. One check to the Clerk for $208.50 and one check for the service fee made payable to the Sheriff of whatever county.

NOTE: All post judgment notices and motions are $25.00.

 

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 General Sessions Court.