Self-Help Form: Form Letter and TRO for Illegal Utilities Shut Off

Information about using Self-Help Forms

Welcome! This online interview was developed by the Legal Aid Society of Hawaii for use by low-income persons representing themselves, but is available free of charge to all persons. These forms are not for commercial use and charging for use in any way is prohibited.

Use this interactive interview to fill out a Form letter and Court Forms asking your landlord to turn the utilities that were illegally shut off back on. Your responses in this interview will be populated in the blank spaces of the following brochure:Tenant Rights: How to Stop Your Landlord from Shutting off your Utilities Illegally. Review the brochure for information and instructions on next steps. 


What do I need to get started?

It is helpful to gather the following documents and information before starting the self-help interview:

  • Your landlord's full name and address 
  • If your landlord has an attorney, the attorney's name and address
  • Identify which utilities have been shut off or diminished
Last Review and Update: Sep 21, 2018
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