We will post updates as necessary. For questions, please contact the clerk's office at 615-452-4282 for civil/domestic and 615-451-6036 for probate and delinquent taxes.
Chancery Court will temporarily suspend fees associated with fax filing and will allow pleadings to be filed via e-mail at:
The Tennessee Supreme Court has issued an Order keeping Courts OPEN but limiting In-Person Court Proceedings from the close of business on March 13, 2020 through March 31, 2020.
This order has now been EXTENDED through April 30, 2020.
Click below for information from the Administrative Office of the Courts Supreme Court Order filed 3/13/2020 and the Supreme Court Order Extending filed 3/25/2020
Please see attached Proposed E-Filing Rules
Proposed-E-Filing-Rules - Revised 8/1/19
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.