October 9, 2017

Circuit Court Clerk

 Robertson County Circuit Court Clerk
General Sessions Court Clerk, Juvenile Court Clerk

Lisa Cavender
Circuit Court Clerk
Contact Circuit Court Clerk

As of March 20, 2020 –

Per the Robertson Co. State of Emergency, the Courthouse/Circuit/General Sessions/Juvenile Court Clerks Offices are closed to the public, however we are working with a limited number of staff to continue to assist you.

If you are wanting to make a payment:  (1) you may mail a cashier’s check/money order made payable to the appropriate office at the address below.  (2) Credit/Debit card payments (fee of 2.75% or $2.75 whichever is greater) are available via telephone at the number listed below. (3) ONLINE PAYMENTS may be made on http://www.tncrtinfo.com and click on Robertson County and the correct Court (Circuit or General Sessions) and then the correct department – Criminal or Civil.

Please call the appropriate office listed below if you are wanting to file a new case, have questions, or need further assistance.

Attorneys may file new cases/pleadings/documents by mail, fax file (no Fax File fee), or drop box located outside the door during business hours.

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Pursuant to the Supreme Court Order dated 3/13/20 relating to the COVID-19, in-person court proceedings have been suspended during March – there are several exceptions.

See Order

If you received a summons to appear for Jury Duty Orientation for March 20, it will be re-scheduled at a later date and you will be notified.

General Sessions Court is cancelled for March 23, 25 (except a few Order of Protection cases) and 26.  Check back for further updates for court scheduled the following week.

For questions regarding rescheduled court dates, please call the appropriate (Circuit, General Sessions, Juvenile) Clerks office at the number listed below.

CIRCUIT COURT CLERK                 

501 S Main St
Courthouse, Room 109
Springfield, TN  37172
Office:  (615) 384-7864
Civil Fax:  (615) 382-2283
Criminal Fax:  (615) 384-0246

Office Hours:  8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays (except for holidays)

Cell phones/electronic devices are not allowed in the courthouse.

Online Public Records are available for free (no login/password) on:  http://www.tncrtinfo.com Please note these online public records are not the official court records and should not be used for legal purposes.

Five judges are on the bench in Circuit Court for the 19th Judicial District, serving Robertson and Montgomery counties: Hon. Ross H. Hicks (Div I); Hon. William R. Goodman, III (Div II); Hon. Ted A. Crozier (Div III); Hon. Jill Bartee Ayers (Div IV); and Hon. Kathryn W. Olita (Div. V).

Among the types of cases heard by the Circuit Courts are contract disputes, civil torts, condemnations, worker’s compensation claims, adoptions, domestic matters, and criminal court matters.

GENERAL SESSIONS COURT CLERK 
529 S Brown St
Springfield, TN  37172
Office:  (615) 382-2324
Fax:  (615) 382-3113
Office Hours:  8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays (except for holidays)

Cell phones/electronic devices are not allowed in the courtroom.

Online Public Records are available for free (no login/password) on:  http://www.tncrtinfo.com.   (Also Online Payments may be made on this website)  Please note these online public records are not the official court records and should not be used for legal purposes.

Judge Joel W. Perry presides over the General Sessions Court.

General Sessions Court is vested with a broad range of jurisdiction and is often the public’s first introduction to the judicial process. This Court handles both criminal matters and civil lawsuits. The civil matters include several different type cases:

  • Civil warrants with jurisdictional limit of $25,000
  • Detainer warrants (landlord/tenant disputes)
  • Recovery warrants
  • Order of protection

JUVENILE COURT CLERK
529 S Brown St
Springfield, TN  37172
Office:  (615) 382-2324  or (615) 384-8815 for Juvenile YSO/Probation

Office Hours:  8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays (except for holidays)

Cell phones/electronic devices are not allowed in the courtroom.

Judge Joel  W. Perry presides over the Juvenile Court. The Juvenile Court hears cases involving unruly children, children charged with delinquent behavior, child support, custody, visitation, paternity, cases involving dependent and neglected children, children in foster care, and cases which involve the termination of parental rights.  The Juvenile Court also helps families in conflict by coordinating with other agencies to provide assistance to those families, often before a case is actually filed.