Knox County Tennessee

General Information - Records

Case files and records of recent and pending cases are stored on-site in the Chancery Court vault.  Older records are stored off-site in the Knox County archives, and on-site in the form of microfilm.   With the exception of Sealed Records and Confidential Information, the Clerk and Master, pursuant to Tennessee law, readily makes such records available for inspection during regular business hours to all Tennessee residents.  Proof of identification may be required. 

A case number (also called a “docket number”) is required to access court records.  If you do not have a case number, please have ready the full names of the parties to the litigation. 

Probate Records
(865) 215-2389

Chancery Records
(865) 215-3015