We accept filings in person, by mail, by facsimile (statutory fees apply) or by e-filing through Tybera at: https://go.tybera.net/tncis

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The Clerk and Master's office is OPEN to the public.  We are allowing 1 person in the office at a time.

Per the county-wide Executive Order issued by County Executive, Anthony Holt, it is MANDATORY that face masks are required in public buildings.


Chancery Court Teleconference Procedures effective April 1, 2020

Notice from Chancery Court regarding Covid-19

All Supreme Court Orders regarding the Courts and Covid-19 can be found at www.tncourts.gov


About Sumner County Chancery Court

Sumner County Chancellor, Louis W. Oliver, III, was elected to an eight year term by the citizens of Sumner County in 2014.  

The Chancery Court was established by the Constitution of the State of Tennessee. The Chancery Court has original jurisdiction over certain matters, as assigned to it by the legislature, some of them exclusively, others concurrently with the Circuit Court. The types of cases handled by the Chancery Court include: Divorce, Adoption, Paternity, Legitimation, Surrender, Child Support, Conservatorships, Guardianships, Probate, Real Estate Matters, Partition Suit, Name Change, Contract/Debt, Specific Performance, Trusts, Contempt, Minor Settlements, and Foreign Judgements, and Delinquent Tax Records.

Please Note

The clerks are not permitted to provide you with legal advice, which includes not being able to tell you what forms to file, how to fill them out, or how to proceed with your case. If you have these types of questions, please consult with an attorney, or utilize the free legal services listed on our site.

Due to the security measures in the Judicial Building, no purses or bags of any kind are allowed inside the building. You will not be permitted to pass through security with any type of purse or bag. You are welcome to bring your wallet and paperwork. Cell phones are also prohibited.  


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