Checklist: Emergency Items

Keep this information in a secure location



  • Driver’s license
  • Birth certificates (yours, your children’s)
  • Citizenship documents (passport, green card, etc).
  • Copies of your restraining or protective order
  • Copies of custody orders
  • Insurance documents

Finacial Information:

  • Credit cards or a list of credit cards you jointly hold or hold yourself
  • Pay stubs
  • Checkbooks
  • Information about bank accounts and other assets


  • List of phone numbers of friends, relatives, doctors, schools, etc.
  • Regularly needed medication
  • Extra set of house or car keys
  • Sentimental objects of yours and your children’s