Harlow, Beth | Clerk and Master

Harlow, Beth | Clerk and Master

104 College Avenue, Centerville 37033, Tennessee


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The Clerk and Master is appointed by the Circuit Judges serving as Chancellors for the Twenty-First Judicial District and serves as clerk for the chancery court and master in appropriate proceedings. Chancery Court is a court of equity with concurrent jurisdiction with circuit court of all divorce actions and of all civil cases, except those for unliquidated personal damages and unliquidated property damage not founded in contract. In Williamson County, the Chancery Court has exclusive jurisdiction over the administration of estates, including estates of decedents and estates of wards under guardianship or conservatorship. All petitions to administer an estate, probate a will, appoint a guardian for a minor, and appoint a conservator for a disabled person must be filed in Chancery Court. By local rule, petitions for adoption must be filed in Chancery Court. All filings for divorce are handled through the Clerk and Master's office.

The Clerk and Master, as clerk of chancery court, is required by statute to keep rule and execution dockets, enter the minutes of the court, file and enter all documents, pleadings, papers, and exhibits; invest funds under the clerk's control; attend court; and perform all other duties as required by law. In all estates, annual accountings are taken and confirmed by the Clerk and Master.


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