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  • Divorce Law in Hawaii

    Information about Divorce Law in Hawaii. Please note every state has its own divorce laws. If you are getting divorced in another state, or if you have received divorce papers from a state other than Hawai‘i, this brochure will not apply to you. You need to contact the Legal Aid office in the state where your divorce papers were filed. Read More

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    Legal Aid Society of Hawai`i - Honolulu
  • What To Do If You Receive Divorce Papers From Your Spouse

    Information regarding what you should do if you receive Divorce papers from your spouse. Please note this packet only provides information regarding divorce papers received from a Hawai‘i court. If the papers are from a court in another state, you should seek legal advice from an attorney in that state. Divorce laws differ in each state – call Legal Aid in that other state instead. Read More

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    Legal Aid Society of Hawai`i - Honolulu
  • Self-Help Form: Divorce without Children, Oahu - Part 1

    Use this interactive interview if you would like to complete the first set of court forms for a Divorce without Children and if you will file your Divorce in the First Circuit (Oahu). Read More

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    Legal Aid Society of Hawai`i - Honolulu
  • Self-Help Form: Divorce without Children, Oahu - Part 2

    Use this interactive interview if you have already filed your first set of forms for a Divorce without Children in the First Circuit (Oahu) and would like to complete the court forms for divorce. Read More

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    Legal Aid Society of Hawai`i - Honolulu
  • Self-Help Form: Answer for Complaint for Divorce

    Use this interactive interview if you have been served with a Complaint for Divorce filed in the State of Hawaii. This interview will help you write an answer or response to a divorce complaint served to you. Read More

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    Legal Aid Society of Hawai`i - Honolulu
  • 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
  • Instructions for Pre-Decree and Post-Decree Motion Filings

    Pre-Decree Relief forms are used to obtain temporary orders while a divorce is happening. Post-Decree Relief forms are used to change an existing order from a divorce decree. Read More

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    Hawaii State Judiciary
  • How To Serve Your Spouse On The Same Island

    This brochure will help you if you have started or will be starting a divorce action and need information on how to serve your spouse if s/he is on the same island as you. Read More

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    Legal Aid Society of Hawai`i - Honolulu
  • Divorce Law in Hawaii Seminar

    Divorce Law in Hawaii covers custody, property division, child support and alimony, the difference between a contested divorce and uncontested divorce, all the ways to settle a divorce, and additional resources available to divorcing spouses. Read More

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    Hawaii State Judiciary
  • Domestic Violence Clearinghouse & Legal Hotline

    We are the only agency in the State whose services are uniquely designed to provide civil legal assistance and advocacy to domestic abuse victims, and whose caseload is comprised exclusively of these victims. Content Detail

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    Domestic Violence Clearinghouse & Legal Hotline
  • Family Court Forms for Hawaii Island

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

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    Hawaii State Judiciary
  • Family Court Forms for Kauai

    Divorce Forms for the Fifth Circuit Read More

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    Hawaii State Judiciary
  • 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
  • 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
  • Island of Hawaii YMCA Family Visitation Center PDF

    Information about the YMCA's Family Visitation Center in Hilo which provides a safe, nurturing place where child visitations and exchanges can occur. Content Detail

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    YMCA