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116 W. Lytle St., Suite 5101
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
[email protected]


Contact Us
General and Case Information
(615) 898-7860

Docketing
(615) 217-0063

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00AM - 4:30PM

The building closes to the public at 4:15PM

Filing Fees

Effective July 1, 2016
Filing Fees Must be Paid in Advance •

Litigation Tax

$162.50

Category One Cases

$389.50

Contracts, torts, personal injury, property damage, malpractice, wrongful Death, employment discrimination, civil rights suits, tax disputes, special remedies and cases not otherwise specified.

 
Category Two Cases

$314.50

Workers’ comp cases; appeals to Circuit from General Sessions, City Courts or other Courts or hearings; transfers from foreign counties; writs of mandamus; condemnation/inverse condemnation & quo warranto actions.

 
Category Three Cases

$264.50

Adoptions, legitimations, paternity cases, termination of parental rights, & other domestic relations matters not otherwise designated; restoration of citizenship, name changes, minor settlements, enforcement of foreign judgments; and orders of protection (fees not required in advance), removal of disabilities (emancipation).

 
Category Four Cases

$77.00

Child support enforcement and modification, interstate support cases.  
If serving by certified mail

$85.93

Probate        
Large Estate

$394.50

Small Estate

$205.50

Guardianship/Conservatorship       

$324.50

Annual Accounting     

$40.00

Divorces  
  with children

$364.50

  without children

$289.50

Summons or subpoena served by Rutherford County Sheriff  
  In County

$42.00

  Out of County

$42.00

Reopened Cases  
  Contempt

$77.00

  Parenting Plan Modification

$77.00

  Other Post-Judgment Requests

$25.00

  If serving by certified mail add

$8.93

Other Fees  
  Birth Certificate

$30.00

  Copies – Per Page

$0.50

  Certification and Seal

$5.00

  Exemplified Copies

$10.00+ $.50/pg

Fax Fees  
  Out

$3.00 + $.50/pg

  In

$5.00 + $1.00/pg

Continuances (Taxes at end of case)

$7.00

Subpoenas

$6.00

Post-Judgment Requests

$25.00

Garnishments, execution, levy, post judgment interrogatory, publication request, motions to set installment payments, and post judgment orders and pleas.

 
Receiving Funds On Confirmation Of Private Sale

$40.00

Surrenders

$50.00

Expungements

$100.00

Preparing Record On Appeal

$300.00

Third Party Complaints Same as original complaint  
Cross-Filings and Counter-Complaints

$100.00

Wage Assignment

$33.93

Publication  

  Daily News Journal

$225.00

Flat fee for divorces and adoptions only.
Clerk will request quotes for other types of cases.
 

  Murfreesboro Post

$220.00

Flat fee for all court cases.