Full implementation of E-Filing coming soon to Hancock County Chancery Court! Currently, "soft live" begins January 6, 2023.

First, you have to request an account. Please visit https://go.tybera.net/tncis/   This website will help with registration and future log in.

See NEW Local E-Filing Rules, by clicking here: New Electronic-Filing Rules

 Judith H. Trent - Hancock County Clerk & Master


Appointed to office: 2006

Hancock County Courthouse 

1237 Main Street, Suite 104 

P.O. Box 347 

Sneedville, TN 37869 

(Phone) 423-733-4524 (fax) 423-733-2762


Chelsea Brewer - Deputy Clerk-email

Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm; Closed Saturday & Sunday


Douglas T. Jenkins, Chancellor

Carolyn Parsons, Secretary

107 East Main Street

Suite 301

Rogersville, TN 37857

Phone - 423-272-4311


The Clerk & Master's Office handles the case files for both the Chancery and Probate Courts. Cases filed in these courts include estate distributions, divorces, custody matters, paternity cases, adoptions, real estate matters, contract dispute, workers' compensation, partition suits, appeals from lower courts, conservatorships/guardianships, child support enforcement and other civil and domestic relations matters. Additionally, the office collects delinquent taxes for the Hancock County and also oversees tax sales.


      Judi is a member of the East TN Court Clerks' Assn., and Tennessee State Court Clerks' Assn., County Officials Assn. of TN , and TN of  Property Tax Professionals. She served as  President for East Tennessee Clerks' Association in 2009-2010, also Clerk of the Year for East TN Court Clerks' Assn. in 2009-2010 and was Secretary of the East Tennessee Court Clerk's Association in 2015-2016.

       She was designated a Certified Public Administrator in 2007 through the County Officials Training Program and re-certifies each year following at least 16 hours of training.


*Chancery Court Filing Fees                  *Probate Court Costs                            *Divorce Information                        *Petition to Modify Child Support

*Information for Guardians and/or Conservators of Underage Children           *Hancock County Court Docket Dates          *Civil Affidavit of Indigency

*Uniform Facsimile Cover Sheet                     *Electronic Filing Rules                           *Pro Se Litigant Filing Guide for the Appellate Courts of TN

*Fax Filing Rules        *Claims Against Estate Form           *Child Support Worksheet                *Parenting Plan             *Request to Continue       

*TennCare Release Form      *Approved Parenting Seminars      *Consent to Adopt Minor 14 yrs. of Age or Older      *Modification of Child Support by Payee

*Modification of Child Support by Payor                *Request to Continue(complete by hand)           *Request to Continue(complete online)

Links for Additional Support

*Hancock County Trustee          *TN Courts           *TN Alliance for Legal Services               *Name Change Forms            *Local Rules of Practice

Delinquent Tax Information

The Chancery Court Clerk & Master's Office is responsible for collecting delinquent taxes for Hancock County. The Clerk and Master is required to collect the delinquent taxes, plus statutory interest and penalty, court costs and attorney fees. Taxes that are less than 2 years old that are not posted on this website may be found in the Hancock County Trustee's office. Call the office for any information concerning past due taxes.

Current taxes: tnpayments.com                          Delinquent taxes: courtfeepay.com       



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