Circuit Court Clerk

20 N. Public Square
Judicial Building
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Juvenile Clerk's Office
P: (615) 898-7972
F: (615) 217-7120

General Sessions
Civil Division

P: (615) 217-0069
F: (615) 898-7801

General Sessions
Criminal Division

P: (615) 898-7831
F: (615) 898-7835

Circuit Court Civil Division
P: (615) 898-7820
F: (615) 217-7118

Circuit Court Criminal Division
P: (615) 898-7812
F: (615) 217-7119

Collections Office
P: (615) 217-7146
F: (615) 217-7118

Courtroom Conduct

  • Be on time for court.

  • Children are not allowed in the courtroom.

  • Remove hats, ball caps and sunglasses.

  • Please turn cell phones off and do not text while in the courtroom.

  • Please refrain from bringing drinks, newspapers or magazines into the courtroom.

  • Do not talk or make gestures of any kind to inmates while in the courtroom.

  • Make your objections briefly and on legal grounds.

  • Stand when objecting or addressing the bench.

  • Treat litigants, probation officers, police officers and opposing counsel with respect.

  • Do not respond to opposing counsel’s objection unless asked to do so by the Judge.

  • Do not make sidebar remarks, either direct or indirect.

  • Do not use racist, sexist, obscene or profane language in court (unless eliciting or quoting from facts in the case).

  • There will be no discussion with the District Attorney’s office about plea agreements in the courtroom while court is in session.

  • Attorneys, probation officers and police officers should refrain from talking in the courtroom.  Attorneys are responsible for keeping their clients and witnesses quiet.

Links

Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts

Justice for All
(A TN Supreme Court Initiative)

Online
Tennessee
Justice

(Free legal advice
& counsel)

Tennessee Open
Records Information

Tennessee Code Annotated

Rutherford County
Juvenile Court

Rutherford County
Chancery Court Clerk & Master

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Rutherford County, Tennessee does not discriminate based on race, color or national origin in federal or state sponsored programs, pursuant to
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d). Sonya Stephenson, Title VI Director.