Domestic Violence Information
The booklets and contact information below can help you learn about orders of protection. If you are in fear for your safety always call 911.
Legal Information: Booklets
This link will download a booklet to your computer or device. If you don't see the booklet , try looking at your computer's "Downloads" folder. This booklet is from Legal Aid of East Tennessee. The information can help anyone in Tennessee but the phone numbers may only be for East Tennessee.
This link will take you to a page with a few booklets and information if you are afraid for your safety or have questions about an order of protection.
This link will take you to a page with legal information. Click on the "Family" tab to find the booklet on domestic violence and orders of protection.
This booklet will help you learn about resources in Memphis if you are scared for your safety. It can also help anyone in Tennessee learn about getting help.
This book can help you learn about leaving in a safe way. The phone numbers in the book are only for Memphis but you can find local hel using the links on this page.
Statewide Social Services Resources
Help by phone - Dial 211 for Tennessee’s community services help line; or visit the 211 website:
Kid Central is a one-stop shop for Tennessee families to connect with important information and resources provided by Tennessee state departments.
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.
Legal Help or Representation
Volunteer Lawyers Who Will Answer Questions for Free Online
How it works:
- We'll ask you some questions to see if we can help you. If we can help, you'll make an account.
- Ask your non-criminal legal question.
- We will e-mail you when your question receives a response. Come back to the web site and sign in to read the response.
Directory of Legal Aid Attorneys and Other Agencies by County