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Adoption, Guardianship, & Power of Attorney

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  • Adoption, Guardianship, and Power of Attorney

    This brochure discusses the difference between adoption, guardianship, and power of attorney. Read More

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    Legal Aid Society of Hawai`i - Honolulu
  • Power of Attorney

    This brochure provides answers to commonly asked questions about Powers of Attorney. Read More

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    Legal Aid Society of Hawai`i - Honolulu
  • Self-Help Form: Power of Attorney

    Use this interactive interview if you would like to create a Power of Attorney to give a person powers related to your child(ren). Read More

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    Legal Aid Society of Hawai`i - Honolulu
  • Guardianship of a Minor or Incapcitated Adult

    Information about two basic kinds of guardianship: Guardianship of a Minor and Guardianship of an Incapacitated Person. Read More

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    Legal Aid Society of Hawai`i - Honolulu
  • Family Court Forms for Maui

    Download family court forms for divorce, custody, temporary restraining orders, adoption, guardianship, and paternity. Read More

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    Hawaii State Judiciary
  • Family Court Forms for Oahu

    Download family court forms for divorce, custody, child support, temporary restraining orders, adoption, guardianship, and paternity. Read More

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    Hawaii State Judiciary
  • How to Represent Yourself

    This booklet provides basic information on how to represent yourself at a court or administrative hearing. Read More

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    Legal Aid Society of Hawai`i - Honolulu
  • Requesting a Fee Waiver in Family Court

    In Family Court, most legal pleadings require paying a court filing fee. In some circumstances, you can have the fee waived, which means the court excuses you from paying. This brochure explains how to request a fee waiver in Family Court. Read More

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    Legal Aid Society of Hawai`i - Honolulu
  • Self-Help Centers & Access to Justice Rooms

    The Hawaii Court Self-Help Centers and Access to Justice Rooms are a joint effort of the Hawaii State Judiciary, the Hawaii Access To Justice Commission, the Hawaii State Bar Association, local bar associations, and the Legal Aid Society of Hawaii to help self-represented litigants better understand their rights and the court process. This is a free program provided by the help of volunteer attorneys. Read More

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    Legal Aid Society of Hawai`i - Honolulu
  • Self-Help Form: Ex Parte Motion and Declaration to Advance or Expedite Hearing

    Use this interactive interview to assist you in completing either 1) A motion requesting that the court move your hearing to an earlier date (Advance Hearing) OR 2) A motion requesting that the court accelerate the time it normally takes to receive and consider a response (Expedite Hearing). Read More

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    Legal Aid Society of Hawai`i - Honolulu
  • Self-Help Form: Guardianship of an Incapacitated Adult - Oahu (First Circuit)

    Use this interactive interview if you would like to complete the court forms (Petition, Waiver of Notice, List of Exhibits, Order Appointing Guardian) for a Guardianship of an Incapacitated Person and if you will file your Guardianship in the First Circuit (Oahu). Read More

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    Legal Aid Society of Hawai`i - Honolulu
  • Self-Help Form: Motion and Affidavit to Waive Filing Fees - Oahu (First Circuit)

    Use this interactive interview if you would like to complete the Ex-Parte Motion and Affidavit to Waive Filing Fees in the First Circuit court (Oahu). This interview will assist you to complete the court form to ask the court to waive your court filing fees because you cannot pay such costs and provide for your necessities in life. This could be used for Family Court cases where there are filing fees including Divorce, Paternity, Adoption and Guardianship. Read More

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    Legal Aid Society of Hawai`i - Honolulu
  • Video: Adoption, Guardianship, and Power of Attorney

    This video provides an overview of and comparison between adoption, guardianship and power of attorney. Read More

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    Legal Aid Society of Hawai`i - Honolulu
  • Video: Kaajjiriri, Bōk Eddo in, im POA (Marshallese Adoption)

    This video provides an overview of and comparison between adoption, guardianship and power of attorney. Read More

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    Legal Aid Society of Hawai`i - Honolulu
  • Video: Mwumwu, Chon Tumwun, me POA (Chuukese Adoption)

    This video provides an overview of and comparison between adoption, guardianship and power of attorney. Read More

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    Legal Aid Society of Hawai`i - Honolulu