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Offices

Murfreesboro
319 N Maple St.
Suite 121
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone: (615) 898-7800
Fax: (615) 898-7830

Smyrna
205 I St.
Smyrna, TN 37167
Phone: (615) 459-9692
Fax: (615) 355-4118

New Location:
Eagleville

Eagleville City Hall
108 S. Main St
Eagleville, TN 37060
(615) 274-2922


Hours of Operation

Murfreesboro/Smyrna
8:00-4:00 Monday-Thursday
8:00-5:00 Friday

Eagleville
Open the first working
day of each week,
(one day per week)
8am-4pm
Office building closing one hour for lunch 12pm-1pm


We accept:
Cash
Checks*


*No out of state checks

 

Probate Fees

Revised September 7, 2012

Estates

$235.00 – For opening and closing an estate other than a small estate.

$46.00 - For filing a small estate affidavit.
$11.00 – For filing and docketing claims, giving release on each claim, the claimant is charged.
$42.00 – For Filing exceptions to claims against estates, mailing notices and entering the order.
$54.85 – Litigation Tax (must be paid in addition to the other fees.)

Guardianships and Conservatorships

$165.00 – Standard filing fee that includes costs for filing the request for letters of guardianship and Conservatorship, issuing all initial process, cost bond, entering the order, issuing certificates of guardianship and conservatorship, and services for the final accounting and order closing the case.
$54.85 – Litigation Tax (must be paid in addition to the other fees.)

Category Two Probate Fees

$105.00 – For filing a new request for removal of disabilities of minor, incompetence, legitimation cases, name changes, correction of birth certificate, habeas corpus cases.
$54.85 – Litigation Tax (must be paid in addition to the other fees.)

Other Miscellaneous Probate Fees

$12.00 – For entering any order on an existing case other than closing order not otherwise
$6.00 – For issuing summons, subpoenas, citations, writs and notices, including copies of process when required by law, other than the initial process in probate matters.
$45.00 – For filing, reviewing, recording annual or interim settlement or accounting and entering order approving settlement.
$6.00 – For each additional letters testamentary, administration, guardianship or conservatorship.
$54.85 – Litigation Tax on all cases.

-- Sheriff Fees on Service not included. --

Creditors Notice

$135.00 – Daily News Journal

$125.00 - Murfreesboro Post

 

If you have any questions or comments please e-mail countyclerk@rutherfordcountytn.gov.

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