Clerk & Master

Melissa Moreland, 
Clerk and Master


Office Phone: (423) 542-1812
Fax: (423) 547-1504

Carter County Courthouse
801 East Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643

Hours of Operation:
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Clerk & Master’s Office is now accepting online payments for delinquent property taxes which have been turned over to the Chancery Court. Online payment is only available for delinquent property taxes. To make an online payment, please CLICK HERE and select “Carter County” from the drop-down menu.



The Clerk and Master is responsible for all Chancery Court records:

  • Divorces
  • Receipting Child Support and Alimony Payments
  • Delinquent Property Taxes
  • Trust Account for Minors
  • Adoptions
  • Conservatorships
  • Guardianships
  • Land Disputes
  • Workers’ Compensation and Lawsuits – Non-Jury and Jury Trials

The Clerk and Master also serves as Clerk of the Probate Court, for administration of Wills and Estates. The Clerk and Master handles the paperwork and collection of fees associated with Chancery and Probate Courts.