When a woman is in an abusive relationship, it can be incredibly difficult to break free from the cycle of violence and abuse. We have detailed some of the biggest reasons why it is so difficult for women to leave abusive partners in a free special report which you can read here.
In Part I of this blog series we explained what a domestic violence injunction is. This legal document provides protection to domestic abuse victims by making certain legal requirements of the abuser, such as moving out of the victims home and staying a minimum of 500 feet away from them. The abuser is subject to arrest if he or she violates the order in any way.