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Hawaii Self-Help Interactive Forms

Authored By: Legal Aid Society of Hawai`i - Honolulu LSC Funded
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Welcome Self-Help Interactive Interviews

Welcome

Legal Aid Society of Hawaii,  the Hawaii Judiciary and the Hawaii State Bar, with funding from the Legal Services Corporation's Technology Initiatives Grant, have collaborated to bring free interactive interviews that create court forms and legal documents to help self-represented individuals throughout Hawaii. The interactive forms were developed for use by limited income persons representing themselves in a civil legal matters, but are available free of charge to all persons.  

The interactive interviews ask a series of questions to complete a legal form or court approved document.  The interactive interview also provides helpful information and instructions for next steps. 

Self-Help Interactive Interviews

Family Self-Help Interactive Forms

      Divorce without Children - Part 1

Use these court-approved forms if you are interested in seeking an Uncontested Divorce in the First Circuit (Oahu) and if there are no children of the marriage.  This interview will complete the first (1st) set of forms you will need to begin your divorce.

      Divorce without Children - Part 2

Use these court-approved forms if you already filed your first set of forms for an Uncontested Divorce without Children in the First Circuit (Oahu) .  This interview will complete the second (2nd) set of forms you will need to complete your divorce.

        Answer for Complaint for Divorce

Us e this legal document if you have been served with a Complaint for Divorce. The Answer is your response to the Complaint for Divorce.

Use this legal document to give powers to another person(s) related to the general support of your child(ren).

Consumer Self-Help Interactive Forms

        Cease Contact Letter

Use this letter if you would like to request a creditor or collection agency to stop contacting you.

        Statement of Claim, General Form (All Circuits)

Use this court approved form if you would like to sue someone for money where the amount does not exceed $5,000.  

Housing Self-Help Interactive Forms

        Security Deposit Demand Letter

Use this letter to request your Landlord to return your security deposit.

        Statement of Claim, Security Deposit (First Circuit)

Use this court approved form if you would like to recover your security deposit from your Landlord in the First Circuit (Oahu).  

        Statement of Claim, Security Deposit (Second Circuit)

Use this court approved form if you would like to recover your security deposit from your Landlord in the Second Circuit (Maui).  

        Statement of Claim, Security Deposit (Third Circuit)

Use this court approved form if you would like to recover your security deposit from your Landlord in the  Third Circuit (Big Island).  

        Statement of Claim, Security Deposit (Fifth Circuit)

Use this court approved form if you would like to recover your security deposit from your Landlord in the the Fifth Circuit (Kauai).  

Public Benefits Self-Help Interactive Forms

        DHS Fair Hearing Request

Use this administrative form if you would like to ask for a fair hearing because your application for state benefits was denied or your current state benefits were decreased or ended.  State benefits may include: financial assistance, medical benefits, food stamp benefits, social service benefits and other benefits.

Individual Rights Self-Help Interactive Forms

        Advanced Health Care Directives

Use this legal document to give instructions about your future medical care and to designate a person to make health care decisions for you if you become incapacitated.  

        Identity Theft Resources

Use these letters if you are interested in notifying a debt collector or credit bureau of the theft of your identity.  

Disaster Relief

       Tree Damage

If you are dealing with damage to your property due to falling trees, you can use this A2J Interview to help guide you through your legal options.