2020 Tennessee Code
Title 39 - Criminal Offenses
Chapter 11 - General Provisions
Part 6 - Justification Excluding Criminal Responsibility
§ 39-11-615. Protection of Third Person's Property

Universal Citation: TN Code § 39-11-615 (2020)

A person is justified in threatening or using force against another to protect real or personal property of a third person, if, under the circumstances as the person reasonably believes them to be, the person would be justified under §39-11-614 in threatening or using force to protect the person's own real or personal property.

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