City Court

** Effective December 21, 2020, the Tennessee Supreme Court has suspended all in-person court proceedings through the month of March. La Vergne City Court will assume a virtual platform until further orders are received. We aim to ensure the safety of our customers, police officers, and staff. If you are scheduled to attend court during this time and have not been informed, please contact our office at (615)287-8630. We need to verify information to ensure that you receive an opportunity to attend court. If you wish, you may also pay any fines before your scheduled court date online, over the phone, or in person. Offices will remain open to the public for your convenience. **

City Court

The City Court handles the disposition of all traffic citations issued by the City of La Vergne Police Department. City Court is held in the Board Room at City Hall, located at 5093 Murfreesboro Road. City Court is held on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wednesday of each month.

Pictured: Cindy Woodard (left) and Kemishia Sadler are the La Vergne City Court clerks.
image of City Court staff members
In November and December, court is on the 1st and 2nd Wednesday only. Court begins at 3 p.m.

Payment Options


Acceptable payments in the office are check, cash, and money order. Also accepted are Debit Card payments, however there is a service charge of $2.50. Additionally Credit Card payments are taken in the office with a minimal service fee of $4 and above.

Drop Box

Check or money order payments (please no cash) may be placed in the drop box located to the left of the back door at City Hall. Please be sure to include your name, address, and if applicable case or ticket number with any payments so that they can be applied to the appropriate account. Payments made via the drop box will be processed the following working business day.


Credit Card and Check payments are accepted by phone. There is a flat rate service charge of $4 for this service.  (This fee is charged by the VitalChek. The City of La Vergne does not receive this fee.)


Credit Card and Check payments via the Online Payments portal are available for your convenience. There is a flat rate service charge of $4 for this service. (This fee is charged by the VitalChek payment provider. The City of La Vergne does not receive this fee.)  You can use the link to pay Traffic Citations online.

Traffic School

Until further notice, traffic school will be available online through third party services. A complete list of state approved online courses can be found on their website at: 

TDOS-Approved Defensive Driving Schools

The City Judge reserves the authority to allow an offender of a moving violation to attend a defensive driving course. You must attend court to receive this option.

If you have any questions, contact the City Court Clerk at 615-287-8630.