Police called and abuser arrested or victim leaves house
Victim fears imminent danger, does not return to house or police arrest abuser
File Emergency DVI immediately that day or next, do not let abuser return to house or victim cannot return
Return hearing is scheduled, usually within 14 days
Contact attorney (free services or paid depending on ability) immediately
Attorney will get list of witness, including police
Final injunction granted or not, possible appeal
If Child(ren) involved, usually judge will refer parties to magistrate immediately after.
Even if police have not been involved in the specific incident, an Emergency DVI can be filed and granted.