Among the types of cases heard by the Circuit Courts are contract disputes, civil torts, condemnations, worker’s compensation claims, domestic matters and the administration of estates.
Currently comprised of eight divisions, Davidson County’s Circuit Courts serve the 20th Judicial District. Circuit Court is a court of general jurisdiction and shares equal standing with the Criminal and Chancery trial courts.
Three divisions of the court specialize in specific areas of law. Third and Fourth Circuit Courts preside exclusively over domestic matters and all matters of estate administration are assigned to Seventh Circuit Court.
How can I pay for fees or services in the Circuit Court Clerk's Office?
- Credit or Debit Card – The Circuit Court Clerk has contracted with an independent company that accepts most major credit and debit cards. The vendor charges an additional non-refundable 2.25% processing fee for this convenience.
- Personal Check – made payable to “Circuit Court Clerk”
- Cashier’s Check – made payable to “Circuit Court Clerk”
- Money Order – made payable to “Circuit Court Clerk”
Documents filed on-line through the eFile system are paid through e-Check or Debit/Credit Card only.
Payment is due at the time of filing on all cases
What number do I call to check on my recent child support payment information?
(615) 253-4394 if your child support is being paid into Tennessee’s Central Child Support Receipting Unit.
(615) 862-5187 if your child support is being paid into the Davidson County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office.
How can I get a judgment removed from my credit report?
If the Clerk’s record reflects that the judgment is paid in full, we can provide a “Credit Bureau letter” for the cost of $5.00 that you will mail to all three credit bureaus. There is no longer a local credit bureau. All three credit bureaus are out of state. Please click the following link for Credit Bureau address information.