Q: I have a friend who is being beaten and abused by her boyfriend almost to the point to where she's about to be murdered
A: The abuse should be reported to law enforcement immediately. Document the injuries with photographs. She can also go to the court clerk's office and request a VPO.
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If you’re asking what to do, your friend needs to safety plan with a domestic violence expert. DVIS is a DV provider in Tulsa who can help her. Often, it’s more dangerous to immediately file a VPO or to involve the police without any safety plan at all.
She can also contact the YWCA. After she gets a safety plan, she has legal remedies through the courts in the form of protective orders, restraining orders, maybe criminal charges, etc.
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