|EPO Checklist : What you should prepared to tell the judge
Specifically describe any past abuse and current abusive and threatening behavior of the abuser.
qHas the abuser caused physical harm to you or threatened to hit, kill, or injure you in any other way?
qHas the abuser forced you to perform unwanted sexual acts?
qAre you afraid of the abuser and what he or she may do to you?
qHas the abuser threatened to harm your children or pets or made threats to kidnap your children?
qDoes the abuser refuse to let you leave the house or see family and friends?
qDoes the abuser follow you to work or constantly call and/or text to find out where you are and who you are with?
qDoes the abuser refuse you access to money, bank accounts, and important financial documents?
qDoes the abuser use alcohol or drugs?
qDoes the abuser have access to firearms: how many, what kinds, and locations?