In Hawaii, as in many states, the use of video recordings without consent can be a complex legal issue. While laws can vary, generally speaking, recording someone without their consent in situations where they have a reasonable expectation of privacy may raise legal concerns.
used husbands funds earned prior to marriage, & condo broke even & wife never given interest in condo ;& due to wife’s massive medical debt put Hi. condo tenants by Entirety , but in Hi title not determined by title; husband’s separate property? Yes???wife filed legal separation in... View More
A Hawaii attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. Some questions remain unanswered on this forum, but you wanted to try reposting, you could add Divorce and Real Estate as categories. This doesn't look like an insurance bad faith matter - and it may have...View More
My soon to be Ex wife assaulted me, was arrested. I placed a Tro against her. She moved into her friends house just 20 yards past the 100 yards no go zone for my home. I can’t drive out of the neighborhood or take my kids to park with being forced into the 100 yard zone. And she has been... View More
I do not practice law in Hawaii so i can only speak to general principles of law. Typically restraining orders limit the activities of the respondent or person who is being restrained by the order. It sounds like you are person being protected by the order (often called a petitioner). Does the...View More
We were married in Hawaii, she went back to her home and got stuck in the Philippines because of covid. Her visa was denied probably because I don't make enough money. I am on SSI. This has been a two year process and we only hear from visa agencies that we need to pay them a $1000.00 to get... View More
If you are married to her, then you can apply for a spousal visa. If you do not make enough money to financially sponsor her, then you can enlist the aid of a joint financial sponsor. This can be anybody who is a green card holder or a US citizen state side, and if they make enough money, then your...View More
How will it look to a judge that my son is paying a monthly amount to his wife who has walked out on him and four children? My daughter-in-law left in January and has little to do with the family. However, she drives the kids to school each morning and when our son needs to be out of town, she... View More
First, if he is in he military, he is likely required to support his spouse by the military so long as he is married. I have had my military male clients get reported by the separated wife to his chain of command for not supporting her, and it has caused my clients problems.
Yes, HRS 580-9 allows you to petition the court for orders for temporary alimony while you finalize your divorce. You need to file a Motion For Pre-Decree Relief to get a hearing date. The forms are available online at the Hawaii State Judiciary website. You should consult with an attorney to...View More
APPLIED FOR EARLY RETIREMENT, NOW ATTORNEY GENERAL WANTS TO TAKE OUT 23,000/24,000 FOR CHILD SUPPORT AS IN THE PAST I'VE RECEIVED SSI FOR 10 YRS. PLEASE I NEED LEGAL ADVISE! ON THAT DON'T KNOW WHAT TYPE ATTORNEY I NEED. THANKS
It depends what you are trying to do, what type of attorney you need. From your post, I guess you are trying to not pay the $23K child support. You ask if you are divorced. You can call the Family Courthouse and ask the clerk to look up a possible divorce under your name and your spouse's...View More
Her mom committed adultry and is hardly ever home always out at the bars and with her boyfriend never did come home to sleep for over a month and only comes home to get ready and put on makeup and gone for the whole night and day after that sometimes several days
You should consult with an attorney, but unless the mother poses a danger to the child, it's unlikely she would lose custody of the child. 50/50 custody is most common in the state. The adultry probably won't be relevant.
You would only need to go to Hawaii if there's a hearing scheduled. Contact the court house and find out what types of remote filing options they have - i.e. fax filing, efiling, etc. If you end up hiring an attorney, your attorney should be in Hawaii and licensed to practice there.
I am in a abusive marriage and decided to leave him. I am working with social workers who help me go through the court/legal process. I have a TRO and he cannot contact me or his children. He refuses to support his children financially. He pays for rent and major bills but refuses to give me money... View More
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