Filing Divorce in Tipton County, Tennessee
How to File a Divorce in Tipton County, Tennessee
To file a divorce action in Tipton County, Tennessee, the following documents need to be prepared: the Complaint for Divorce, Notice of Mandatory Injunctions, Confidential Information of the Parties, Summons, and Divorce Certificate. These are known as “initial filings.” State approved forms for the initial filings may be found online at tncourts.gov/help-center/court-approved-divorce-forms. The forms “Request for Divorce,” “Spouses’ Personal Information,” and “Restraining Order for Divorcing Spouses” found online are simpler versions of the Complaint, Notice of Mandatory Injunctions, and Confidential Information forms typically filed by attorneys. The forms for a Summons and the Certificate for Divorce may be prepared at the Tipton County Chancery Court Clerk and Master’s office when the initial filings are submitted.
After preparing the initial filings, take the original and several copies of the Complaint and other initial filings to the filing counter at the Tipton County Justice Building located at 1801 South College Street, Suite 110, Covington, Tennessee 38019. The deputy clerk will file the documents and stamp the additional copies returned to you. Filing Fees will then be assessed.
How much does is cost to file for divorce in Tipton County, Tennessee?
As of April 2015, the Tipton County filing fee for divorce with children is $247.00 and without children is $172.00. To serve the divorce through the Tipton County Sheriff’s Department, an additional $28.00 will be assessed. You may use a private process server to serve the documents instead of the Sheriff’s department.
Where is the Tipton County, TN Justice Building and Tipton County Chancery Court Clerk and Master’s Office located?
The link, address and phone number is as follows:
Tipton County Chancery Court Clerk & Master
1801 South College Street, Suite 110
Covington, TN 38019
Google Map: Tipton County Justice Building and Tipton County Chancery Court Offices
Who is the Tipton County Chancery Court Clerk and Master?
Virginia Gray is the Clerk and Master.
References, Resources and More:
- Tennessee Divorce Laws
- The Tennessee Divorce Process: How Divorces Work Start to Finish
- Tennessee Divorce Laws FAQs | Filing for Divorce in Tennessee & Forms
- Your First Steps: 7 Steps Planning Your Tennessee Divorce | Free eBook