Orders of Protection

Use the links below to learn more about orders of protection. You can learn about getting an order of protection or what happens if you have an order of protection. 

 

Legal Information (Booklets):

Orders of Protection Information for East Tennessee

Orders of Protection Information for Middle Tennessee

Orders of Protection Information for West Tennessee

Orders of Protection Information for Memphis Area

 

Using Out of State Orders of Protection in Tennessee

Using Tennessee Orders of Protection in Another State

 

Forms

Standard Court Forms for all of Tennessee

These forms are provided by the state. They can be filed in any county in the state. If you need help filling out the forms, you can ask a lawyer in your area.  

 

 

 

Videos:

Part 1 - What is an Order of Protection?

 

Part 2 – How to Get an Order of Protection 

Parte 2 - Como Obtener una Orden de Protección

 

Part 3 – How to Stay Safe Until Your Hearing

Parte 3 - Cómo Permanecer Fuera de Peligro Hasta Su Día de Audiencia 

 

Part 4 – Preparing for Your Day in Court

Parte 4 - Cómo Prepararse Para Su Día En Corte 

 

Part 5 – Violations of an Order of Protection 

Parte 5 - Violaciones de una Orden de Protección 

 

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