Six Steps to FollowAfter Abuse Occurs
Your local authorities can help you get out of a dangerous situation and assist you in getting the necessary medical care.
Keep Any Evidence Intact
Resist the temptation to change out of your clothes or brush your teeth, as an examiner can use these to find evidence that points to the perpetrator.
Visit the Emergency Room
Medical providers can check for injuries and administer any medication you might need following abuse.
File a Police Report
Call or visit a police station to report the event. A police report will be important evidence in your case.
Write Down Details
Write down any important details about the event or perpetrator while they are still fresh in your mind. These can be used as evidence.
Contact an Attorney
You are not alone in this. An attorney can guide you through the next steps to ensure you are protected.