Effective October 15, 2018 there will be changes taking place in Blount County Circuit Court to improve the process and service you receive. If you have any questions in regards to the below changes, please do not hesitate to contact Tom Hatcher, Tamra Walker or Betty McKenzie at 865-273-5400.
General Sessions Civil
Effective on October 15, 2018, ALL Civil cases with the exception of Detainer Warrants will need to be PRE-SET when filing them with our office. Please schedule the cases with enough time for paperwork to get issued and served. Our office will NOT be calling you to inform you of service on these cases, unless it is a Detainer Warrant. Detainer Warrants will be set by the officer at the time the paperwork is served and we will be calling to notify of service. Our office also offers a "Web Access" program to our computer system. This allows you to track your cases. You may contact Laura Riley via email at firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain the subscription agreement that must be signed and please be advised there is a monthly subscription fee for this service.
Effective October 15, 2018 ALL civil cases filed in Juvenile court will require payment at the time of the filing in accordance with TCA § 8-21-401. The cost is $108.00 to file with a service fee of $42.00 per defendant. Summons and subpoenas will be $42.00 for service and $6.00 clerk fee on each defendant. If you have any questions in regards to a cost of a filing, please do not hesitate to call our office at 865-273-5400 option 7.
Filings must have payment in order to be filed. Cash, Money Order, Cashier's Check or your business check, debit or credit card (with a processing fee) will be accepted as payment.
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