Union County Tn Circuit Court, General Sessions Court & Juvenile Court
Union County Circuit Court, General Sessions, and Juvenile Court
901 Main Street, Suite 201 Maynardville, TN 37807
Phone (865) 992-5493
Fax (865) 992-8099
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm
Welcome to Union County Circuit Court
Thank you for visiting our site. We hope that you find valuable information and resources that will help you in understanding the operations of our court system.
Pay Traffic Tickets & Court Cost Online
For your convenience we accept online payments of traffic tickets and court costs. Please have your citation number or docket number available when attempting to pay online. Court costs are due and should be paid in full on or before the day of court. If you need more information regarding your cost, please contact our office.
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The Union County Circuit Court Clerk's Office strives to promote a
high standard in the Judicial System as we provide courteous and
efficient service to the citizens of Union County, judges, attorneys,
law enforcement agencies and all the people having business with the
DUTIES OF THE UNION COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT CLERK
The Union County Circuit Court Clerk ensures the efficient operation of state courts
by maintaining dockets and records, handling administrative matters and
serving as goodwill ambassadors to the public. The responsibilities and
duties of the Union County Circuit Court Clerk served an important role in the operation of
the court system. The clerk attends sessions of court with all the
papers in the cases on the docket. The Clerk usually keeps minutes of
the Court. That can be done in well-bound book or by electronic format
so long as certain rules relating to the safe-keeping of the records
are followed. The Union County Circuit Court clerk deals with voluminous paperwork and the storage
and retention of documents are important considerations. When a case is
appealed from a court of record, the clerk compiles the record needed
for the appeal, and it is extremely important that the records of the
clerk's office be well organized and accurate.
The Union County Circuit Court clerk maintains the rule docket and execution docket in
which all court judgments or decrees are entered in order of rendition
by the court and in which all receipts and disbursements in a case are
entered. The clerk collects state and county litigation taxes,
criminal injuries compensation tax, county expense fees, funds for the
impaired driver's trust fund, Tennessee Bureau of Investigation fees,
misdemeanant jail per diems, fines, sheriff's fees, clerk's fees,
witness fees, judgments, restitution, other taxes and other items of
court costs. The clerk prepares bills of costs in cases, account for
these monies and make collection efforts when these amounts are
unpaid. The Union County Circuit clerk collects fees for their office according to the
clerk's fee statute and other applicable statutes.
The Union County Circuit clerk maintains a general ledger to account for and
summarize the cash transactions of the office and issue receipts for
all collections. The clerk often serves in a fiduciary capacity to
invest funds held for third parties. Additionally, the clerk may
collect support, including alimony and child support, pursuant to court
orders and the general law.
The Union County Circuit clerk also writes and issues state and civil warrants,
subpoenas, show cause orders and jury duty notification.
* The Union County Circuit Clerk has an official duty to attend meetings of
the state court clerk's conference unless the clerk is otherwise
officially engaged or is unable to attend for good and sufficient
reasons. T.C.A. 18-1-501 et seq.