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Piperton Municipal Court


3575 Highway 196 S | Piperton, TN 38017-5227

To pay your traffic citation online, please CLICK HERE

To purchase online a copy of a vehicle crash report please go to: WWW.TNBUYCRASH.COM

All traffic related offenses and city code violations are handled in Piperton Municipal Court.  Most traffic citations can be handled prior to court. Payment must be received by your court date to avoid any additional fees.

  • Uncontested Traffic Citations  If you do not wish to contest a traffic citation, you may pay your citation in person at the Court Clerk's Office during regular business hours, Weekdays, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, or mail your payment to:

  Piperton Municipal Court
  3575 Highway 196 S
  Piperton, TN 38017-5227

  • Acceptable forms of payment:  (There will be a $20 fee for a returned check)

             Cash (DO NOT mail cash payment)
             Personal check, cashier's check, or money order, made payable to Piperton Municipal Court
             Credit Card (+ convenience fee)
             Debit Card  (+ convenience fee)
          ~ Please enclose a copy of the citation with your payment. 
             Please write the citation number on your check or money order to assure proper credit applied.

  • Contested Traffic Citations  You may appear in Court to have your case heard before a judge, entering a plea of guilty or not guilty at that time.  You may also request a trial.  A judge may dismiss a traffic citation with or without court costs.  Any citation that is dismissed by the judge will not appear on your motor vehicle record.  All court costs and fines are expected to be paid on your court date.
  • Mandatory Court Appearance Your appearance in Court is Mandatory if the officer designated MANDATORY COURT APPEARANCE on your citation.
  • Failure to appear in court or failure to pay a traffic citation WILL result in further legal action.  The court may issue a warrant for your arrest.  The court will take a judgment against you and assess additional court costs, fees, and taxes.  The Tennessee Department of Safety will be notified to initiate suspension of your driver's license for failure to satisfy your traffic citation.  Your citation will be turned over to a collection agency wherein you will be liable for collection fees.  The court collection action will be listed on your credit report.
  • Court Rules:

No weapons are allowed.
All persons, bags, and packages are subject to search.
Proper attire is required at all times to enter the court:

~ No hats/caps may be worn
~ No bare feet
~ No tank, halter or mid-rift tops, mini skirts or shorts
~ All shirts must be tucked inside pants
~ Pants must be worn at the waist

No standing or talking in the courtroom unless addressing the court or other court personnel.
Speak quietly in the lobby while court is in session.
All cell phones, pagers, radios or other electronic devices must be turned off.
No texting is allowed inside the courtroom.
No drinking, eating, or chewing gum is allowed in the courtroom or lobby area.
Do not approach the judge's bench without being summoned.
When addressing the court, your hands must remain outside your pockets and down at your side.


  If you are a person with a qualified disability and need assistance, please call the Local ADA Coordinator at (901) 465-5205.  All public buildings are handicapped accessible and properly maintained for the safety of citizens, visitors and employees of Piperton.