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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights, Elder Law and Real Estate Law for Hawaii on
Q: I was unfairly targeted by our HOA on miniscule house infraction, while others are not.

Believe this was because I always question their accusation and this is a form of retaliation. I have been served notice of foreclosure due to non payment of fines and lawyers fee. How can I protect my right as homeowner and a senior citizen of 77 years old, living alone on SSI. I have lived in... View More

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answered on Jun 29, 2024

This is a difficult and stressful situation you're facing. As a senior citizen on a fixed income, dealing with potential foreclosure is especially concerning. Here are some steps you may want to consider:

1. Review your HOA's governing documents and bylaws to ensure they followed...
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1 Answer | Asked in Elder Law, Health Care Law, Personal Injury and Landlord - Tenant for Hawaii on
Q: How do you care for the elderly in your home And Keep out Dept of Health interferes.

Rental agreement is used by a caregiver/ lessor and residents/ tenants to make it legal but now Dept of Health creates all kind of rules . How do we protect ourselves from all this.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Sep 30, 2020

A Hawaii attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. One option, which you likely already realize, could be to sit down with a local attorney familiar with the new laws and identify issues that could arise in the future. You could also contact social workers and... View More

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