Important laws against violence.
There is the German Protection from Violence Act.
The law is intended to protect everyone against violence.
Women in particular are often victims of violence.
That´s why the law is especially important for women.
You can file various motions in family court.
So you can be safe from the perpetrator.
So that the violence stops.
For instance, there are motions:
In that case the perpetrator may no longer call you on the phone.
He also may not send you an text message or e-mail.
Or: the perpetrator must stay at least 50 meters away from you at all times.
He is not allowed to come closer.
He may not be in the same room as you.
If the perpetrator does this anyway
you can call the police: 110
The police can protect you.
They will send the perpetrator away.
The police will file a complaint.
Then the perpetrator can be punished.
There are still more laws.
For instance the criminal code.
What the punishments are for different crimes.