Police will take all allegations of domestic violence and teen dating violence seriously and listen to your concerns.
They will ask you a series of questions about the abuse and try to paint a detailed picture of your situation.
When a restraining order is issued, your abuser will be required to adhere to its terms without fault.
Sometimes teen dating violence can cause a victim to suffer significant injuries and harms.
In California, you have the option of filing a personal injury lawsuit against your abuser to recover monetary compensation.
Respect for both oneself and others is a key characteristic of healthy relationships.
In contrast, in unhealthy relationships, one partner tries to exert control and power over the other physically, sexually, and/or emotionally.