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  • Estate Planning Information

    Estate Planning Information and FAQs Read More

    By:
    American Bar Association
  • Going to Probate Court?

    What you should know about mediation before you take your probate case to trial. Probate is a legal procedure where a court oversees the distribution of property of a person who has died. Read More

    By:
    Hawaii State Judiciary
  • Hawaii Probate Rules

    Probate court is a specialized type of court that deals with the property and debts of a person who has died. The basic role of the probate court judge is to assure that the deceased person’s creditors are paid, and that any remaining assets are distributed to the proper beneficiaries. Read More

    By:
    Hawaii State Judiciary
  • Information about Wills, Trusts, and Estates

    Everything you need to know about estate planning. Create a will, living trust, power of attorney, or living will, and learn how to avoid probate and estate tax or act as an executor. Read More

    By:
    nolo.com
  • Legal Handbook for Hawaii's Older Persons, Families, and Caregivers

    This handbook explains several areas of legal concerns affecting older persons as well as their families and those who care for them Read More

    By:
    UH Elder Law Program (UHELP)
  • Mediation for Elder Issues

    Kupuna Pono is a program designed to help families talk about difficult issues and develop plans to support elderly family members Read More

    By:
    Mediation Center of the Pacific
  • Catholic Charities Domestic Violence Services

    Individuals and families confronted with crises often don’t know where to turn. At Catholic Charities Hawaii, we provide hope to families and individuals in need through our general counseling program, domestic violence services and supportive services for veteran families. Read More

    By:
    Catholic Charities Family Services
  • Child and Family Services Abuse Hotlines

    For general information regarding our services, please call 808-681-3500, Monday to Friday from 8:00am-5:00pm. Read More

    By:
    Child and Family Service-Hale `Ohana Shelter
  • Domestic Abuse Shelters

    Information about domestic abuse shelters located in Honolulu, Leeward, Kona and Hilo through Child and Family Services. Read More

    By:
    Child and Family Services
  • 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

    By:
    Domestic Violence Action Center
  • Domestic Violence Shelters and Emergency Assistance on Oahu

    This link provides a directory to City and County of Honolulu's Domestic Violence services. Read More

    By:
    City and County of Honolulu
  • Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence Resources

    The Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence is comprised of at least 20 domestic violence agencies and programs throughout the state of Hawaii. Read More

    By:
    Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • Keeping You Safe

    Domestic Violence Action Center provides the information and support you need to stay safe Read More

    By:
    Domestic Violence Action Center
  • PACT Maui Family Peace Center

    The goal of the Family Peace Center-Maui is to bring peace to Hawaii's families by offering safety, support, and empowerment to victims/survivors and their children exposed to domestic violence, and accountability to offenders Read More

    By:
    Parents and Children Together (PACT)
  • Resources for Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

    Hawaii Says NO MORE is a collaboration of individuals, programs and organizations around Hawaii who are taking action to increase awareness and visibility to prevent and end domestic violence and sexual assault. Read More

    By:
    Hawaii Says No More