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0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Sexual Harassment for Hawaii on
Q: What is the HOA obligated to do if I report that the others in the building are targeting me for harassment?

I own the condo unit that I live in and it has been broken into several times by a renter. All that is missing is my ceiling fan remote.

The witness is an owner/occupant who frequently yells out their window to question my sexuality and boast having seen naked pictures of me. They have... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Hawaii on
Q: can I terminate a rental agreement, and have them sign a new one? The tenant is on a month to month lease.

I would also include in the new rental agreement, a rental increase of $100/ month. The wife brother moved in with them and is not on the oringal rental agreement. And I would also would like to document him living in the unit

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights and Gov & Administrative Law for Hawaii on
Q: I need to get a new id, but I don't have a bridging document. Where do I find a lawyer who will accept a creditable witn

Where do I find an lawyer or notary who will notarize my name change form.

0 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Hawaii on
Q: If you got your DUI dismissed in court. How long does it usually take to get it back from ADLRO? Can you expedite it?

Besides getting and ignition lock device, and getting a permit for that. Is there any other way to drive legally?

0 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for Hawaii on
Q: Hi , my name is Sarah on island of Kauai. Someone left the island during Covid and left his jeep on property .

I guess the story is ( by a neighbor of our property) that the car was financed by the mainland bank and dealer is ln mainland. The bank forgave the loan and did not want to go to hawaii to retrieve it. The dealership didnt care as the bank already paid them. ( supposedly ) but the owner ( I did... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Hawaii on
Q: What is the statute of limitations on a first offence OVUII. The prosecution took 6 1/2 months to issue a penal summons

Which the defendant was unaware of and a futher 2 years and 8 months before the defendant found out about the charges and retained a lawyer.

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Hawaii on
Q: What rights to sub tenants have?
0 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for Hawaii on
Q: Unmarried couple with joint custody of child. There is no written documentation for child schedule. It started fine.

Father Saturday to tuesday. Then mother starting working, so she said she will do saturday to spend more time, which is fine. But she doesn't set a time for sunday pickups, it's normally in the afternoon and more recently the evenings, which is less time for father. There are times she... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Hawaii on
Q: Fed Stafford act employee, HR messed up pay 2.5 years ago even though i confirmed it was all correct. do i have rights

i posted the situation on reddit easy to read

0 Answers | Asked in Adoption for Hawaii on
Q: If both parents consented to an adoption that was granted, but the mom wants custody back, the dad does not what happens

A consented adoption was granted to the childs grandparents and both birth parents rights were terminated. The birth mother wishes to regain custody, but the birth father thinks the adoption was the best place for thr child, will the father also be responsible for the child once more If the mom is... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Health Care Law for Hawaii on
Q: Hawaii State Law 328-17.6- my provider is out of state but licensed in Hawaii. Can they prescribe Ritalin in Hawaii?

I called Walgreens Pharmacy in Hawaii, and they informed me they would not fill my prescription because my provider is out of state. They said state laws prohibit them to; however, my provider is licensed in Hawaii, and this Walgreens has filled my prescription before from the same provider.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Hawaii on
Q: Backing out of supermarket stall I bumped into someone behind. There was no damage.The lady said I dont know what to do

I told the lady there was no damage. There was lots of traffic backing up. I got back into my car pulled out and as I was moving forward the lady grabbed onto my cars driver side mirror almost pulling it off. I told the lady there was no damage get off my car. She let go. So I left thinking she... Read more »

Mark Simonds
Mark Simonds
answered on Oct 10, 2022

I recommend that you hire a competent attorney, or, if financial circumstances do not permit that, to apply for the services of a public defender. Depending on how you are charged, this is a matter which could result in the potential for jail time under these facts, possibly up to 10 days! While... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Probate for Hawaii on
Q: How do you know if a deceased parent had a will, or life insurance?

Also a deceased parent estate, and assets, where to find this information.

Kelly LaPrade
Kelly LaPrade
answered on Oct 9, 2022

You should check at local banks to find out if the decedent had a safe deposit box. Most banks will allow access for the purposes of looking for a Will. Look through the decedent’s files and mail.

If you do not have access you may need to contact a lawyer to determine if you can be...
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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Hawaii on
Q: Can Canadian citizens leave and return to the US if they are in the process of a visitor visa extension?

I am a Canadian citizen and have been in the US for just over 12 months. I have applied for a visitor visa extension before my 6 months expiration date and was given a biometrics interview, however, at the time my daughter's passport expired and we had COVID and we re-scheduled the... Read more »

Kevin L Dixler
Kevin L Dixler
answered on Oct 1, 2022

There is something odd about this situation. Usually those who file for an I-539 extension are not required to do biometrics. I sense that the wrong form was filed out, but more information is needed!

Canadians usually have a unique relationship with the U.S. The entry is often viewed as...
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1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant, Personal Injury and Real Estate Law for Hawaii on
Q: Rented home,w/o alarms, fixed rotten stairs prior to moving in,nor got check 4 repair,not renting condition, able 2 sue?

investigation found zero fireworks or any known combustible items near reported start of fire investigator’s/landlords insurance determined cause unknown. First week moving in home, off and on we would smell burning wood but didn’t see smoke, (ironically the location witnesses... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Oct 8, 2022

A Hawaii attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Your question straddles several categories and I can only speak for the Personal Injury aspect of your question, not the L-T issues. When you mention "unscathed," it sounds like you might be referring to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander, Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for Hawaii on
Q: Why cant I find a workers comp, attorney in Hawaii? almost 3 years now

I had them up to 35k without one. They denied, delayed, blocked a legit claim. Now Im destroyed.

Tim Rose
Tim Rose PRO label
answered on Sep 27, 2022

Check out they have many attorneys in Hawaii that service workers' compensation claims. Good luck.

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