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0 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for Hawaii on
Q: if the car is abandon inside of a military base for more the a year there is any way of get the title ?

i got the license plate number and vin

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Hawaii on
Q: What can we do if workplace has been showing signs of verbal abuse, harassment, bullying and threatening job?

Been happening repeatedly for over a year and harassment has been causing mental stress, anxiety and depression and loss of days at work and is now seeking mental health treatment. What can we do? Thank you.

0 Answers | Asked in Business Law for Hawaii on
Q: HAWAII HRS 428-303 GIVE SHELTER FOR ILLEGAL ACTS?
0 Answers | Asked in Intellectual Property and Tax Law for Hawaii on
Q: My lease on a bank owned property is not up for 18 mos. The bank owns property no for past year1/2. They want me to

Vacate within 30days with a request for money to vacate early from lease on a cash4keys? They were supposed to be paying me $1200mo, per my lease for maintenance security etc. The bank/foreclosure new owner have paid nothing. My rent is $300 which deducts from my fee.

Can I stay... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for Hawaii on
Q: Hi, quick question regarding the search of passengers in a motor vehicle. for example if police pull over a vehicle and

find marijuana, does it justify the search of the persons of all passengers in the vehicle?

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Construction Law for Hawaii on
Q: Is a contingency contract between roofer and homeowner void if only one of 3 homeowners signed? This is in Hawaii.

Contingency contract meaning contract subject to insurance approval and upon this approval, homeowner is to use this particular roofer to do replacement. In this particular contingency contract, it states homeowner(s) are subject to a 15% charge of the insurance money if homeowner(s) decide to... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Small Claims, Contracts and Employment Law for Hawaii on
Q: I have a withdrawal agreement from a co ownership of a company that I have left.

My previous partner decided to buy Me out and his due date was today and he has been dodging me and telling me he’s not going to pay me because of a bill that he was just made aware of. It states in our withdrawal documents that he was supposed to pay today and it also states “Delaney hereby... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Adoption, Child Custody and Domestic Violence for Hawaii on
Q: What is the parents length in time fromof Maui county cps case. Is it one year from the date kids wereremoved

Kids were removed from my home and all other services I completed parenting COUSELING domestic violence anger management and treatment IOP is what I’m waiting for cps case was started because of domestic violence between parents and drugs

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Hawaii on
Q: Can I defer HI hearings b/c of lack of due process for TRO in MA, until after the appeal, or other approach?

Im told mother filed for change of custody here in HI on 8/23. and the hearing could happen sooner than later. based on completely concocted allegations, she received a 1yr TRO in MA. Ive had sole legal/primary physical custody the last 10 yrs. our daughter was supposed to come home from visiting... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Hawaii on
Q: If our daughters boyfriend pays rent month to month (no written lease) is he obligated to receive a 45 day evict notice?

The relationship is toxic and abusive in the presence of minors. We as owners/parents/grandparents seek to separate him from our home. No written lease in affect. He is late on August rent to date.

0 Answers | Asked in Copyright and Patents (Intellectual Property) for Hawaii on
Q: Need to do a patent search on paint brush cover product (Purdy, PPG, Wooster brushes are covered in folding card stock)

I want to copy the PPG/Wooster brush cover (only cover without graphics) for manufacture and sales to paint stores.

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Immigration Law and Domestic Violence for Hawaii on
Q: Can you advise me on a lawsuit against my sponsor?

Hello, I do not know if I am on the right site, here is my situation I live in the USA for 5 years, 4 years in Hawaii, I just divorced after a year of domestic violence that my wife exercised against me, she refused to give me alimony during the divorce pretending not to have a job, except she had... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for Hawaii on
Q: Our Governing Docs say that all structure, roofs ceilings, lanai rails, load bearing pillars & post are common elements

which are paid for by all. in the '80's 8 lanais were extended out over roof of restaurant below & over the new lanais below. The restaurant roof was converted to the lanai floor with load bearing codes met. The roof of the 2nd floor was also converted to a load bearing floor 4 the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Adoption, Civil Rights and Gov & Administrative Law for Hawaii on
Q: For married co-plaintiffs, can he proceed pro se to represent himself while she hires an attorney to represent herself?

We are both suing the Hawaii Department of Human Services and some of its employees in federal court. He wants to give opening and closing statements and cross examinations but she wants an attorney to do it. We also both have differing litigation strategies. Can we have the best of both worlds and... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Aug 4, 2021

I suggest you delete your case reference.

The individuals should both use an attorney, but if for some reason that is not possible, Federal Courts allow pro se appearances. You may, if applicable, want to fill out the forms to proceed in forma pauperis, which waives most fees.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Hawaii on
Q: Can I do multiple times stays one month and leave US for 5 month in same year and still qualify to apply for citizenship

Marry to a US citizen, currently holding a 2-year conditional green card and planning to apply for citizenship when the time comes. However, I need to do medical treatment outside of the US, and the treatment required about a year to recover. I don't want to re-start the time of being qualify... Read more »

Agnes Jury
Agnes Jury answered on Apr 28, 2021

To qualify for citizenship, generally applicants must demonstrate they have continuously resided in the United States for at least 5 years before submitting Form N-400, Application for Naturalization. This means you must be residing exclusively in the United States – not in any other country.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Hawaii on
Q: The Board of Directors has changed, although we haven't had any meetings. How can this be

The president of the board moved and sold his unit. No meeting was held to fill vacant position.

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Apr 16, 2021

What do your governing documents say when a director or office sells his unit? The documents should detail removal and/or replacement.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Immigration Law for Hawaii on
Q: I am trying to apply for the N-400 Naturalization. A few questions have me confused.

Have you EVER been convicted of a crime or offense?

Have you EVER been placed in an alternative sentencing or a rehabilitative program (for example, diversion, deferred prosecution, withheld adjudication, deferred adjudication)?

Have you EVER received a suspended sentence, been... Read more »

Nadine C. Atkinson-Flowers
Nadine C. Atkinson-Flowers answered on Apr 12, 2021

The convictions are convictions even though they were expunged. Make sure you have copies of the documents from the court, with a seal or stamp from the court to show they are the official records. It is useful to talk with an immigration lawyer before submitting. The American Immigration Lawyers... Read more »

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