Effective December 17, 2020 per Order from presiding Judge, Joe H. Thompson, the judge's and clerk's offices shall be closed to in-person access but shall remain accessible by telephone, email and fax during regular business hours. Drop boxes and /or electronic mail may be used for conventionally filed documents.
The Chancery Court, Clerk & Master's office will accept filings by mail, facsimile, email or by efiling through through Tybera at: https://go.tybera.net/tncis
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.