Kristy L. Nease, Circuit Court Clerk
The Circuit Court Clerk and her staff are responsible for the filing of civil cases, criminal cases, and appeals from Juvenile and General Sessions Court. The Circuit Court also handles civil jury trials, criminal jury trials and child support cases. Circuit Court handles payments of delinquent taxes, court costs, fines, fees and restitution as ordered by the Court. The Circuit Court Clerk collects and disburses child support payments as ordered by the Circuit Court Judges. The Circuit Court Clerk’s Office is not permitted to give legal advice or referrals to specific lawyers.
Please find that we are happy to announce that we now accept credit card payments in our Office and here online!
You also now have better access to your criminal and/ or civil cases via www.tncrtinfo.com. Click on “Cocke County Circuit Court.”
Circuit Court Clerk
111 Court Avenue, Room 201
Newport, TN 37821
423-623-1000 (For Jury Information)
Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm – Monday thru Friday
Email address: CircuitCourt@CockeCountyTN.gov