Checklist


Get these items and documents together and have them readily available. Keep them at a neighbor's or family member's house.

Identification:

[ ] Driver's License
[ ] Birth Certificate (yours and your children's)
[ ] Social Security Cards

Financial:

[ ] Money (both cash, some change and any credit cards in your name)
[ ] Checking and savings account information
[ ] Loan/investment information

Legal Papers:

[ ] Protective order
[ ] House deed, or lease/rental agreement
[ ] Car title, registration and insurance
[ ] Health/life insurance information
[ ] Medical records for you and your children
[ ] School records
[ ] Work permit/Permanent Resident Card/Visa/ITIN number/Passport/Matricula Consular
[ ] Divorce and custody papers
[ ] Marriage License
[ ] Tax return from previous year

Other Items:

[ ] Medications, glasses and hearing aids
[ ] Change of clothes for you and your children
[ ] Additional house and car keys
[ ] Safety deposit box key
[ ] Valuable jewelry
[ ] Address book
[ ] Change of clothes for you and your children
[ ] Current pictures of you, your children and your abuser
[ ] Vaccination/immunization information
[ ] Camera (disposable or other)
[ ] Appointment Book/Calendar