Domestic violence is assaultive and coercive behaviors, including physical, sexual and psychological. A domestic violence assessment is used to find help for those that suffer from some form of domestic violence. Domestic violence assessments are specialized evaluations of domestic violence issues and are conducted using specific evaluation protocols. There are a number of questions on the evaluation which will help the assessor to determine whether someone is the subject of domestic abuse. Domestic violence risk assessments offer an evidence-informed approach to evaluate the impact of abuse and violence of an individual in concern’s health and well-being. Knowing what to do in case of domestic abuse or mistreatment is important and could save lives.