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A final order of protection may last up to 5 years, depending on the facts of your specific case. Usually the order will be granted for up to 2 years but if the judge determines that one or more \u201caggravating circumstances\u201d exist, you can request that your order last for up to 5 years.
There are two types of Orders of Protection in Tennessee: stop the specified conduct or threats of said conduct; stop all communication between the abuser and victim (note: a victim is subject to the order as well and are regularly found to be in contempt of court); stay away from the victim; and.
It may be best to have an attorney present at this hearing to make sure your rights are protected. A permanent no-contact civil order lasts up to one year. You can ask the court to extend the order, but you must do so before it expires.
There are no fees for filing for a protection order. Domestic abuse, stalking, or sexual assault victims do not need have to pay to file, issue, register, serve, dismiss, appeal, or enforce an ex parte order of protection, an extended order of protection, or a lifetime order of protection.
If you believe you are in imminent danger, you can request an emergency hearing when filing to go before a judge within 24 hours. If you can prove you're in immediate danger, the judge may grant a temporary order of protection until your full hearing.

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If you violate the terms of an order of protection, you would have broken the law. This means that you can be arrested and face criminal charges. It does not matter if you did not physically harm to person who took out the order of protection. Breaking any term of the order is enough for you to be arrested.
An Order of Protection issued in Family Court will not show up on a criminal background check, since cases in Family Court are not criminal cases. However, an Order of Protection issued in connection with a criminal case is a public record, and can be discovered in a criminal background check.
Once an order is issued, only a judge can change it. If you want to make changes to an order, you must request them from the court that issued the order (which is usually family court).
Orders of protection in the state of Tennessee are designed to protect victims of domestic abuse, sexual assault, or stalking. If anyone has stalked you or sexually assaulted you, you can ask the court for an order of protection.
A protection order aims at preventing the reoccurrence of domestic violence or sexual harassment by stating what conduct the alleged offender must refrain from doing. As long as he/she complies with the protection order, the complainant will be safe.

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