He said if I leave him he’d take the baby from me

  • He does not have the legal right to threaten you.
  • Threats are his way of trying to control your behavior/choices.
  • He does not have the legal right to abuse you.
  • Domestic violence is a crime, and he can be arrested and prosecuted for abusing you.
  • You need to be safe and your baby needs to be safe.
  • There are advocates for victims of domestic abuse who can help you to escape from your violent partner.
  • They can also assist you with the legal issues involving the custody of your baby when she is born.
  • Please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE  (7233) or: http://www.thehotline.org/

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