Unicoi County Clerk and Master, Teresa W. Simerly

clerkseal.jpgsimerlyClerk & Master, Teresa W. Simerly, was appointed in January, 1999.  Teresa has been a certified legal assistant (paralegal) since 1989.  Since being appointed Clerk & Master, Teresa has earned the designation of Certified Public Administrator, providing her with a comprehensive knowledge of the inner workings of county government.  Teresa is a member of National Association of Legal Assistants; member of East Tennessee Court Clerk's Association; member of Tennessee Court Clerk's Association; member of County Official's Association of Tennessee; and serves as Secretary of the Unicoi County Records Commission.

he Office of Clerk & Master collects child support payments, collects delinquent taxes for Unicoi County and the Town of Erwin, invests funds for minors and incompetents as ordered by the Court, conducts auctions for both delinquent property taxes and court ordered sales such as partition suits or division of assets in a divorce action, files civil matters, and provides administrative aide to the Chancery Court in records and docket management, maintenance of court minutes, official communication and various other court-related duties.  

Phone: 423-743-9541  click to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

Mailing Address: P. O. Box 46, Erwin, TN 37650

Staff: Lynne Stanford, Deputy Clerk

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (closed 12:00-1:00 for lunch)

Frequently Asked Questions:

Does Unicoi County Chancery Court have Probate jurisdiction?
No.  Unicoi County has a Private Act which places jurisdiction for Probate Court with the General Sessions Court, and the records are maintained in the office of the Circuit Court Clerk, Darren Shelton (423-743-3541).

Can I get a copy of my divorce papers from this Court?
If you were divorced in Unicoi County, your final decree of divorce will be filed either in this Court or in Circuit Court, and you may obtain a copy upon request.

I need a copy of Chancery & Circuit Court Costs for Unicoi County
Download a PDF of court costs by clicking here


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