Self-Help Form: Motion for Service by Mail

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 complete a Motion for Service by Mail and Affidavit; Order for Service by Mail required in a Divorce case if your spouse lives on a different island. This form is required to obtain the court's approval before serving your spouse by certified or registered mail in a Statement of Mailing, Exhibits "1" and "2." We suggest you read our publication Divorce Law in Hawaii and review the related resources below before completing this interview. 


What do I need to get started?

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

  • Your full legal name

  • Your address and contact number 

  • Your spouse's full legal name

  • Your spouse's address

Last Review and Update: Aug 14, 2018
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