Chancery Court

100 South Dupree Avenue
Brownsville, TN 38012

Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday through Friday

Judge Michael Mansfield

Chancery Court is a court of equity. Jurisdiction includes real estate disputes, breach of contract cases, divorces, adoptions, injunctions, name changes, and delinquent property taxes.

Probate Court – Since 1982, the Chancery Court has had exclusive jurisdiction to probate wills and administer estates. Conservatorship and guardianship petitions are also filed here.

Records in the Chancery Court Clerk’s Office date back to the early 1800s. Some of the early 1800s records have been converted to microfilm, which is stored at the Elma Ross Public Library, 1011 East Main Street, Brownsville, TN 38012. Telephone: 731-772-9534.

Haywood County Chancery Court records, except sealed records, may be viewed on site pursuant to the Public Records Policy.

Please call the Haywood County Chancery Court Clerk’s Office for information regarding filing fees and any other questions you might have.

Michael Mansfield is the Chancellor of the Chancery Court for Tennessee, 28th Judicial District, which is comprised of Haywood, Crockett and Gibson Counties. He is currently the Presiding Judge in the district.

Local Rules of Court

Felicia R. Bond
Chancery Court Clerk & Master

Roxana Rodriguez
Chief Deputy Clerk

Raeann Williams
Deputy Clerk