Both cars just had a minor bump and scratch. Basically, the women was very angry and asked for my insurance, I knew I wasn’t Insured so asked if we could go out of pocket. She then called the police, I called Geico (an insurance company) and got insured as a non owner on vehicles within the time... View More
You should consider consulting an attorney for actual legal advice based on what's in your question above. Your situation involves possible insurance fraud (if you filed a claim with Geico for the accident versus just showing the police that you had current insurance by the time they arrived)....View More
Everything in the TRO filed is "Hearsay," and the only possible proof is on a cell phone as a screen shot or text message or on social media (facebook). Is any of this actually admissable in the courts?
It depends. In criminal Violation of TRO proceedings, the State would need to turn over copies of any discovery/evidence related to a person's case. In a civil proceeding that could either be in district or family court depending on whether you and the other person meet the criteria for...View More
In general when a person is arrested for a bench warrant in Hawai'i they will be held at a police station and given an opportunity to try to post their own bail. If a person cannot post bail (by their own means or through a bail bonds entity) then they are taken before the closest court of the...View More
I have been charged for 2 misdemeanor's in Hawaii CPD3 and CPD4. I am an Australian citizen currently in Canada. I have a court date on 17/02. How will this affect my travels if a warrant is issued for my arrest or if I am convicted of the charges? If there is a warrant issued for my arrest... View More
I cannot answer as to your possible outcome for interacting with border agents for the USA or to the impacts of a conviction for either or both offenses on your ability to travel (more of an immigration law question). But as to the Hawaiʻi criminal law aspect of your question, I can tell you that...View More
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