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October 6, 2020

For the purpose of getting an order of protection, what is the legal definition of "abuse against an elderly adult or vulnerable adult"?

For the purposes of getting an elderly or vulnerable adult protection order, “abuse” includes:

1 Tenn. Code § 71-6-124(a)(1)(A), (a)(1)(C)