An Order of Protection or OP is a paper signed by a judge. It tells the person who is hurting you to stay away from you. If they don’t, they can be put in jail. Each county has different courts where you can get an Order.

To find out more, click a booklet name below.

» Getting ready for an OP hearing
» Getting ready for an OP hearing (En Español)

» Staying Safe
» Staying Safe (En Español)
» Using OPs from other states
» Using Tennessee OPs in other states

Need to get an Order of Protection? Click on the name of your county.

Don’t see the name of your county? Click on All other counties.

AFTER you get an Order, click a booklet name below.