We hope this page will help you organize your statement or "affidavit." What if a section doesn't make sense for your situation? Skip to the next section. You can put more information in your affidavit if you want the judge to know more.
Victims sometimes stay with their abuser because they don't know how they will afford to live. Do you want to leave but you're afraid you can't afford to? There are state agencies and other groups that can help you. Here is a list of some groups that can help.