Rutherford County Offices will be closed Dec. 23rd & 26th for the holiday.

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.

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

159.50

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

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.