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Updated: 
May 18, 2022

What is the legal definition of "abuse against an elderly adult or vulnerable adult"?

To qualify for an order, you must be the victim 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)

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