In Tennessee , it is unlawful to violate an order of protection issued by a court. A violation of an order of protection is governed under Tennessee Code Annotated 39-13-114.A violation of this section is a Class A misdemeanor. The legal twist with this law is it requires it to be served consecutively to to the sentence for any other offense that is based upon the same factual allegation.
The teaching points are ;
- Contest the order of protection.
- Obey the order if the court grants it.