Among other things, domestic violence advocates can tell you how things work in community.
Top The Domestic Incident Report (DIR) is a New York State form.
Felony: A felony is the most serious level of a crime punishable by more than one year in jail.
An example of a felony is Assault in the Second Degree, which is an assault that results in serious physical injury like a broken bone, or injury from a weapon causing "substantial pain or impairment of physical condition" that lasts over a period of time.
Your statement is a written description of what happened.
The statement on the DIR could be shown to the court. If English is not your first language and you don't understand what is written, ask for an interpreter or . The DIR is an official record of what happened when the police responded.
Deciding whether to involve the police or to get protection from the courts can be difficult.