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Lifetime Order of Protection in Tennessee

Victims of domestic violence and certain felonies may obtain a Lifetime Order of Protection in Tennessee. The new law enacted as Tenn. Code Ann. §36-3-627 on July 1, 2021, allows certain felony victims meeting certain criteria to apply for a Lifetime Order of Protection.

Victim Defined

To apply for a Lifetime Order of Protection a person must be an individual who has suffered direct or threatened physical, emotional or financial harm as the result of the commission of a felony. A person may also apply if they are an immediate family member of a minor victim or a homicide victim.

Felony Defined

A victim is required to prove the respondent has been convicted of one of the following types of felony offenses against the victim:

Other Requirements of Lifetime Order of Protection

Contact a Tennessee Order of Protection Attorney

Contact a Tennessee order of protection attorney to see if you are eligible for a Lifetime Order of Protection. David Scott has been representing clients in order of protection matters since 1996. Contact David Scott or Call (615) 896-7656 today to schedule a free consultation to discuss filing a Lifetime Order of Protection.

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