Circuit Court Clerk


Divisions

General Sessions Civil Division

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

Judge Toby Gilley

Some Basic Information about General Sessions Civil Court


Contact Information

Hours: 8:00am to 4:15pm
Phone: (615) 217-0069
(615) 217-0070
Fax: (615) 898-7801

Mailing Address:

Rutherford County
General Sessions Civil
Judicial Building - Room 107
20 North Public Square
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Physical Address:

Rutherford County Judicial Building
20 North Public Square
Judicial Building - Room 107
Murfreesboro, TN 37130


Fees

Effective July 1, 2016

  Clerk Taxes Officer Total
Civil Detainer Recovery Warrants       
  One Defendant 49.00 159.5042.00 $250.50
  Two Defendants 49.00 159.50
84.00 $292.50
  Three Defendants 49.00 159.50126.00 $334.50
     
Immediate Recovery        
  One Defendant 49.00 159.50
56.00 $264.50
  Two Defendants 49.00 159.50112.00 $320.50
Writ of Possession 42.00   42.00 $84.00
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 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 General Sessions Court.