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, 2012

  Clerk Taxes Officer Total
Civil Detainer Recovery Warrants        
  One Defendant 49.00 105.85 28.00 $176.50
  Two Defendants 49.00 105.85 56.00 $204.50
  Three Defendants 49.00 105.85 84.00 $232.50
  Four Defendants 49.00 105.85 112.00 $260.50
Immediate Recovery        
  One Defendant 49.00 105.85 42.00 $206.50
  Two Defendants 49.00 105.85 84.00 $254.50
Writ of Possession 42.00   42.00 $84.00
Filing Interrogatories with Warrant 25.00     $25.00
Stay Motion 25.00     $25.00
Subpoenas        
  Personally Served 6.00   28.00 $34.00
  Phone or Fax 6.00   12.00 $18.00
Alias Warrants        
  One Defendant     28.00 $28.00
  Two Defendants     56.00 $56.00
Filing Attachment 25.00   48.00 $73.00
Filing Attachment with Warrant        
  One Defendant 74.00 105.85 68.00 $251.50
  Two Defendants 74.00 105.85 136.00 $319.50
Adding Defendant (Each)     22.00 $22.00
Counter Complaint     28.00 $28.00
Petition for Discovery 25.00   28.00 $53.00
With Subpoena 31.00   28.00 $59.00
Show Cause 25.00   28.00 $53.00
Body Attachment 25.00   42.00 $73.00
Order of Publication 25.00     $25.00
Contempt 75.00   28.00 $103.00
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 $148.50.

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 $144.85 and one check for the service fee made payable to the Sheriff of whatever county.

– 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.