Tenant Rights: How To Stop Your Landlord From Locking You Out Illegally
Authored By: Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
This self-help packet will teach you how to file a Temporary Restraining Order (“TRO”) Against An Illegal Lockout.
Use this packet if:
• you rent from a private landlord and/or receive Section 8 assistance; AND
• your landlord has threatened to lock you out or has already locked you out of your unit; AND
• your landlord does not have a court order keeping you out of the property.
If you are being evicted too, talk to a Legal Aid intake advocate at 808-536-4302 (Oahu) or 1-800-499-4302 (neighbor islands toll-free) before filling out this packet.