Once you have thought about the practical things you need to do to ensure you are safe for now, you can take some legal steps to make sure the law can protect you in the longer term.
You can get help from the criminal law by involving the police, and from the civil law by involving a family solicitor. You have a number of choices, depending on, what has happened, what you want to do, and what you can afford.
FLOWS (Finding Legal Options for Women Survivors)
FLOWS, which stands for Finding Legal Options for Women Survivors, is a legal support service, designed to help protect women against domestic abuse. FLOWS is a team of experts from the Family Team of the Royal Courts of Justice RCJ Advice, working in