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Legal Information: Tennessee

Restraining Orders

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October 6, 2020

Protection Orders for Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking

Tennessee offers protection order to anyone who has been stalked or sexually assaulted, regardless of their relationship. In addition, a victim of domestic domestic abuse can get a protection order if s/he has a specific relationship to the abuser.