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Legal Information: Tennessee

Restraining Orders

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Laws current as of November 27, 2023

Can I get a protection order against a same-sex partner?

In Tennessee, you can apply for a protection order against a current or former same-sex partner as long as you meet the requirements explained in Am I eligible to file for a protection order?

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