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1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence, Internet Law and Libel & Slander for Hawaii on
Q: My ex's brother is clinically insane, obsessed with me (cause he finds me a threat) and threatens to ruin my life by con

My ex's brother is clinically insane, obsessed with me (cause he finds me a threat) and threatens to ruin my life by contacting my work, landlord, other ex's, etc.

The most recent incident resulted in the brother being flown back to the mainland with his parents.

I live... View More

Todd B. Kotler
Todd B. Kotler
answered on Jul 5, 2023

Note that I am not an Hawaii attorney. Based on your narrative, it sounds like you likely have grounds for a protection order (assuming HI has anti-stalking protection orders). However, barring your stalker from an island is going to depend on facts that you have not shared. In Ohio, for... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence, Divorce and Family Law for Hawaii on
Q: Can a person live just outside the protective area of a Tro from the filers home address?

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

Todd B. Kotler
Todd B. Kotler
answered on May 14, 2023

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

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Domestic Violence for Hawaii on
Q: Is there invasion of privacy law in hawaii

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Sep 4, 2020

A Hawaii attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. There most likely are such laws, as invasion of privacy is addressed in virtually every jurisdiction. It's a broad offense and can cover different wrongful acts, from disclosing sensitive information to casting the... View More

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