Clerk & Master

Andrew LaPorte, 
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 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.