How Much Does an Expungement in Tennessee Cost?

How much does an expungement cost in Tennessee?

Until 2017, Tennessee had the third-highest expungement fees in the nation! After new legislation, the fees were reduced from $450 to $280 - under the new law, the fee is $180, but court clerks can (and often do) charge another $100 under a separate piece of legislation.

 

How much does it cost to expunge a case that was dismissed in Tennessee?

There is no cost to expunge a dismissed case.

 

If I am indigent, do I still have to pay expungement fees in Tennessee?

Yes. Unfortunately, being found to be indigent in the state of Tennessee does not allow for the costs associated with an expungement to be waived.