Reference Number: 
CTAS-1320

The order is valid and enforceable in any county in Tennessee. T.C.A. § 36-3-606(f).  It may:

  1. Direct Respondent not to commit domestic abuse, stalk or sexually assault Petitioner or petitioner’s minor children;
  2. Prohibit Respondent from calling, e-mailing, writing, or communicating with Petitioner, directly or indirectly;
  3. Give Petitioner possession of the residence and evict the Respondent;
  4. Require Respondent to provide suitable housing for Petitioner if respondent is the sole owner or lessee of the residence;
  5. Award temporary custody of or establish temporary visitation rights with their minor children;
  6. Award support to Petitioner if the parties are legally married and award child support for Respondent’s children; or
  7. Require Respondent to get treatment or counseling for anger management or substance abuse.

T.C.A. § 36-3-606(a).