Jefferson County Office of Circuit Court Clerk
Until further notice, we will not be accepting payments at our window after 3pm on 3/20/2020. The office remains open and staff is processing court filings by email and fax. The office windows remain open. Orders of Protection can be filed at our office as normal. All other filings are encouraged to be done by fax or email.
You can pay online anytime at jeffersoncircuit.com
You can pay by phone anytime by calling 865-344-0090.
You can reach our office at 865-471-6000, ext 2
If you have questions, you can email me at email@example.com
Subsequent to the Supreme Court of Tennessee Order NO ADM2020-00428, All in-person proceedings in all state and local courts in Tennesse, including but not limited to municipal, juvenile, general sessions, trial and appellate courts, are suspended from the close of business March 13, 2020 through March 31, 2020, subject to exceptions.
The exceptions are included in the article attached to this post. Additionally, all court dates will be reflected on jeffersoncircuit.com. Check that website often, as we are processing these changes now.
If you had a court date within the suspension period, you must stay in contact with your attorney.
All members of the Jefferson County Justice Center are working together to provide creative solutions to guarantee that your Justice System continues to function efficiently while following state guidelines to mitigate exposure to COVID-19.
The Knoxville Bar Association has compiled a website with a lot of resources and compiled information for East Tennessee Courts: https://www.knoxbar.org/index.cfm?pg=CourtUpdates
Our mailing address is changing! Please note that all mail addressed to the Jefferson County Circuit or General Sessions Court needs to use the mailing address of 765 Justice Center Drive, Suite 2, Dandridge TN 37725. If you miss the “Suite 2” your mail will be returned by the post office.