Go to court and I suggest you visit a lawyer first to review the paperwork and attend court with you.
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A) It doesn't appear, from your description, that you filed a domestic violence injunction. That is your first step if you have not already taken it.
B) Once you have filed, attend your return hearing date. Do not listen to anyone, as the police and your abusive spouse may have their own motivations for telling you different ideas.
C) Understand that a domestic violence injunction is a civil proceeding which results in an Injunction for Protection against Domestic Violence. It prohibits your attacker from being in your physical presence or communicating with you. It is not a bullet-proof jacket, however!
D) Criminal charges from domestic battery are handled by the state. You are a victim and a witness, but you do not 'bring charges.'
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You should hire an attorney to protect your rights. I am not sure from your description whether you were served a notice to appear for criminal court or for a civil injunction hearing. Review my website to see if it answers any questions you may have.Ask a similar question