The first thing you should do is call 911 if you are in danger. The second thing you should do is immediately contact an attorney so a decision can be made whether or not you should file for a Domestic Violence Restraining Order. If you wait, you may have waived your right to obtain a Restraining Order for the particular violent acts perpetrated upon you. Also, if you do not properly present your evidence regarding the Domestic Violence to the court at the time of your hearing, you may waive your right to obtain a Restraining Order based upon those particular events. This is a very serious situation. If you are the victim of Domestic Violence, you need legal representation now! If you have been accused of Domestic Violence you need to consult with an attorney immediately.