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1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Child Custody, Civil Rights and Family Law for Hawaii on
Q: How can I see a judge over a tro that was default judgement against me because of missing a hearing due to medical
James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Mar 24, 2024

If you've received a default judgment against you for missing a hearing due to medical reasons, it's essential to act promptly. Start by gathering all relevant medical documentation that explains your absence. This should include dates, the nature of your medical issue, and notes from... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Criminal Law, Foreclosure and Real Estate Law for Hawaii on
Q: If in appeal, do you submit motion to vacate to appeals or to circuit court? How to stop plaintiff foreclossing exparte

i am in appeals. My HOA is stealing, I exposed it, they SLAPP sued me in retaliation. I proved that there is judiciary corruption and that HOA attorneys are in fraud embezzling $120K doiuble dipping

Appeals court did not reply for 2 months already. Meanwhile HOA is aggressively foreclosing... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant, Appeals / Appellate Law, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Hawaii on
Q: Are landlord required to notify tenants when a writ of possession is issued after default summary possession

Default was granted when answer was unable to be filed do to medical emergency

Mark Simonds
Mark Simonds
answered on Mar 23, 2022

What makes this question unusual is the date of same, March 5, 2022. In July of last year, Governor Ige signed into law Act 57, which required landlords and tenants to avail themselves to mediation prior to landlords filing eviction proceedings based upon non-payment of rent. Typically, landlords... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law for Hawaii on
Q: How long does the appellate court take to review after the last brief is filed?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Oct 7, 2015

There usually is not a set time within which the court must make a decision. It can take months or perhaps years in some cases.

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Q: Does the Appeallate Court have jurisdiction to consider an appeal if I was a tenant in a foreclosed property?

I was forcibly evicted under mortgagor.s writ of ejectment of foreclosure. I was never given notice or date to leave. All of my possessions were taken to an undisclosed location. 4months later I was given a 6 day notice that my possesions were being auctioned for default. Also when the ejectment... View More

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Oct 18, 2015

You have many questions, and the way to get them answered at the time was to actually go see an appellate attorney in your jurisdiction.

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law for Hawaii on
Q: why does the attorney keep saying i didn't file appeal reconsideration when i already have an appeal?

I filed appeal four years ago. After each motion denied, defendant attorneys state I didn't file an appeal?

Can you file appeals of other motions in the case, such as stay of eviction, while something is already on appeal?

I did not owe a cent, breach of contract.

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Oct 18, 2015

You do not think you need an attorney? You do.

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