7 Steps in a Plan of Action to Leave Domestic Violence
Pack suitcase in advance with clothes and toiletries.
- Have an extra set of keys made
- Evidence of physical abuse—take these with you, whether it is pictures, written records, police reports, etc.
- Pack a special toy for each child and/or animal
- Contact a lawyer
- Copies of important papers such as birth certificates, marriage license, credit cards, license/ID cards, life and health insurance information, etc}
- Special mementos—take anything else that has special value or meaning