Circuit Court Clerk


General Sessions Court


The General Sessions Court is the first court in which most criminal and civil cases originate.

  • Civil Lawsuits under $25,000
  • Evictions
  • Criminal Misdemeanors
  • Felony Preliminary Trials
  • Traffic Citations
  • Order of Protections

Pay fines and/or court cost on criminal, civil or traffic violations (Click here to pay online)

For information on diversions, expungements and dispositions (Click here for information)

Download and print Expungement paperwork (Click here for access to packet).

Juvenile Court


Jurisdiction

This jurisdiction of the General Sessions Court of Hardeman County includes:

  • Criminal
  • Civil
  • Custody
  • Child Support
  • Dependent Neglect

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Circuit Court


Circuit Court is a court of record. The Circuit Court Clerk's office is responsible for:

  • Maintaining and accurately keeping all records of the Court.
    • This includes:
  • Misdemeanor and felony criminal cases and civil cases over $25,000
  • Post-Convictions
  • Condemnations
  • Hospital Liens
  • Garnishments
  • Executions
  • Restoration of Citizenship
  • Foreign Judgments
  • Keeping records on the criminal and civil jurors
  • Filing a Grand Jury report and processes the paperwork for each defendant
  • Preparing and transferring all records for cases on appeal to a higher court 
  • Collecting, receipting and accounting for all fines , court cost and restitution

Pay fines and/or court cost on criminal, civil or traffic violations (Click here to pay online)

For information on diversions, expungements and dispositions (Click here for information)

Eunice Minter Gudger, Circuit Court Clerk
Hardeman County CJC
505 S. Main Street, Suite A
Bolivar, TN 38008

Phone: 731-658-6524

Email: eunice.gudger@tncourts.gov

Office Hours

Monday – Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm

Teresa Coleman

Brittney Tibodeau

Nikki Williams

Patricia Wilson

Crystal Jones

Upcoming Events

September 19, 2023

Meeting Notice

Hardeman County Commissioners will meet 7 p.m. on September 19, 2023, at the Hardeman County Courthouse, 2nd floor, 100 N. Main St., Bolivar. Public is invited to attend.

September 28, 2023

Meeting Notice

Building Committee will meet at the Hardeman County Courthouse at 6 p.m.

October 2, 2023

Meeting Notice

Solid Waste committee will meet on Monday, October 2, 2023, 6 p.m. at the UT Extension building

October 5, 2023

Meeting Notice

Beer Board will meet on Thursday, October 5, 2023, 8:30 a.m. in the Hardeman County Courthouse Conference Room.