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  • District Court Forms for Oahu

    The Hawaii State Judiciary's available pleading forms for District Court of the First Circuit Read More

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    Hawaii State Judiciary
  • Domestic Violence Action Center

    DVAC is the only agency in the State whose services are uniquely designed to provide civil legal assistance and advocacy to domestic abuse victims. Read More

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    Domestic Violence Action Center
  • Request a District Court Restraining Order

    Information about how to obtain a district court restraining order. Read More

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    Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
  • 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 Hawaii
  • Self-Help Form: Relief from District Court Costs

    Use this interactive interview if you would like to complete the Relief from Court Costs District court form, asking the court to waive your court filing fees because you cannot afford such costs. Read More

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    Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
  • Self-Help Form: TRO District Court - Oahu (First Circuit)

    Use this interactive interview if you want to file a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) in District Court of the First Circuit (Oahu). You may apply for a District Court TRO if the person harassing or abusing you is NOT related to you. Read More

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    Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
  • What to do if your Protective Order is Violated

    If you have been granted a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) by a Family Court judge or a District Court judge, the Court has ordered your abuser (the respondent of the TRO) to abide by the conditions set out in the TRO. Read More

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    Hawaii State Judiciary
  • Women Helping Women

    If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship and needs help staff in West Maui and on Lanai are available 24 hours a day to assist callers in preparing safety plans, respond to general questions about domestic violence, provide referrals, and share additional information about our programs and services. Read More

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    Women Helping Women
  • Your Guide to Regular Claims Court

    The Regular Claims Court is a division of the District Court. The Regular Claims Division hears all civil actions in which the debt, damages or value of property claimed does not exceed $40,000. This court also hears all summary possession cases regardless of the amount sought. Read More

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    Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
  • YWCA of Kauai Family Violence Shelter

    Services provided by the Family Violence Shelter include: a 24-hour hotline, counseling, support groups, safety planning, referrals and advocacy, assistance with protective orders, and an emergency shelter. Read More

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    YWCA of Kauai