Deputies and Assistants-County Clerk

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The county clerk may receive authority to employ deputies and assistants through a letter of agreement or court order. If the county clerk decides to petition for additional deputies or assistants or additional salary amounts, the petition is filed in the chancery court and the county mayor defends the salary suit. T.C.A. § 8-20-101. Additional information about deputies and assistants is found under the General Information tab for County Offices.