Chancery Court Clerk


Hardeman County is located in the 25th Judicial District for the State of Tennessee. The remaining counties in this district are Fayette, McNairy, Tipton, and Lauderdale counties. There are two chancellors who serve this area. These chancellors are the Honorable William C. Cole of Atoka and the Honorable Martha B. Brasfield of Covington. Most of the hearings include divorces, commitments, adoptions, worker’s compensation, boundary disputes, contracts, partition suits, (sales of land), probate matters, name changes, child support and domestic matters.

Services

  • Small estate affidavits

Links

Memberships/Affiliations

Active member of Tennessee State Court Clerks Association
Active member of County Officials Association of Tennessee
West Tennessee State Court Clerk’s President (2009)

Janice M. Bodiford, Chancery Court Clerk and Master

Hardeman County Courthouse
PO Box 45
Bolivar, TN 38008

Phone: (731) 658-3142
Fax: (731) 658-4580

Email: janice.bodiford@tncourts.gov

Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm

Brenda Henson
Administrative Assistant

Janet Farris 
Chancery Clerk

Teresa Howell
Chancery Clerk

Upcoming Events

September 20, 2022

County Commission Meeting

7pm -Hardeman County Courthouse Courtroom

September 27, 2022

Special Called Meeting

7pm - Hardeman County Courthouse. Purpose: TDEC funding and allocation for waste water projects.

September 26, 2022

ARP Meeting

6 p.m. at UT Extension 210 Vildo Road, Bolivar, TN 38008. The purpose of this meeting is for TDEC Grant. All commissioners and public is invited to attend.

October 6, 2022

Animal Control Committee Meeting

6 p.m. at the Hardeman Adoptable Animals, Inc., 315 Clifft Rd, Bolivar, TN 38008