General Top Domestic Violence Articles Articles

  • This article provides an overview of how the Peace Order and Protective Order differ from one another.
  • This is a model plan to prepare for the possibility for future violence.
  • This article describes the options for criminal charges a victim may wish to pursue against an abuser.
  • This article provides options for where a victim should go after deciding to leave an abuser.
  • The Peace Order is a form of legal protection for anyone who is experiencing problems with an individual, including someone in a dating relationship, a neighbor, a stranger, or anyone else.
  • These are the questions that you should be prepared to answer when you have your final protective order hearing.
  • There is a two or three-step process that you must follow to get a domestic violence Protection Order against your abuser.
  • When you leave, it is important to take certain items with you. Some people give an extra copy of papers and an extra set of clothing to a friend just in case they have to leave quickly. Plan to put these items in one place so you can grab them quickly.
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