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Q: Can I file a lien or something else? on property I leased that new owner(bank) hired guys to assault me at?

During my lease the property foreclosed. The bank owns it & hired 3 guys to home invade, assault & throw me out 9 mos prior to lease term.

I would like to sue the bank & the guys. Is there a certain form to file to gain property with this?

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James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Dec 5, 2023

In Hawaii, if you've been assaulted and forcibly removed from a property you were legally leasing, you have grounds to pursue legal action. The fact that the bank, now the property owner, allegedly orchestrated this assault exacerbates the seriousness of the situation.

Firstly, filing...
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Q: I already get 1000 dollars deducted automatically every month and write another check for 600 to my ex am I paying too

Much to my ex wife or is she taking advantage of me bc of not knowing my rights and also being threaten from her claiming to take all my work retirement and military as well

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Aug 29, 2023

A Hawaii attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. You could repost this and add "Divorce" as a category. Don't include personal information. Some questions do go unanswered on this forum, but you'd have better chances of a response with the added category. Good luck

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Q: I am an employee at a Snap office, and also a snap recipient. another worker abused systems to invade my privacy

I am an employee at a snap office, and also a snap recipient. Another worker abused our federal systems to invade my privacy, which we're taught is a huge no-no. Can I file a lawsuit? They used the federal IEVS system, researched my income, and made printouts. They are now gossiping about my... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jul 25, 2023

A Hawaii attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. You could reach out to local attorneys to try to set up a free initial consult. However, keep in mind that attorneys might not handle something like this on a contingency basis like injury-based cases - that's... View More

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Q: I was planning on getting married may 2, 2020. We decided to postpone it due to corona virus. We did put a deposit down.

I asked for a refund, officiant said it is non refundable. I just want to know if there’s a way to get it back.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 25, 2020

A Hawaii attorney could answer best, as your options or remedies could involve state law. But you await a response for three weeks. These situations, as a general matter, will be determined by the terms of the agreement - definitions, contingencies, handling of deposits, etc. Without seeing the... View More

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Q: My truck got towed from kewalo boat harbor in honolulu Hawaii. Theres no tow away signs posted anywhere. What can I do?

I'm having a hard time getting it back because of expired registration

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Oct 8, 2019

You could get the best input from an attorney in Honolulu, but your question is open for a week and your truck could be incurring storage fees by the day in a municipal tow pound. And you already identified the issue as the vehicle registration. Concentrate efforts on that. In terms of the signage,... View More

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Q: Do both owners of a property need to sign a listing agreement?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Nov 4, 2015

Usually, the agent/broker should want both signatures on the listing agreement.

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