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Can Felons Vote In Hawaii?

Can Felons Vote In Hawaii?

Can felons vote in Hawaii? Surprisingly, in many cases the answer is “Yes”. Hawaii law provides that a person sentenced for a felony loses their right to vote only from the time of sentencing to final discharge. HRS 831-2. Specifically, “[a] person sentenced for a...

We’re Still Working For You

We’re Still Working For You

The COVID-19 epidemic has brought changes to all of our lives. Here at Eggert & Associates, we have made changes, too. For the foreseeable future, all of our client meetings and consultations are by phone and video conference. In this way, we can continue to be hard at work for you, our clients, while we can all remain safe and healthy.

Custody & Divorce Tips – Back Up Your Phone

Custody & Divorce Tips – Back Up Your Phone

With all that information on a smartphone, it is essential to keep a current backup at all times when there’s a possibility you might be going to court for divorce or custody. Why is that? Number one reason: getting another copy of those horrible-sounding text messages your ex sent you might be really difficult if not impossible. Even if they do have a copy, they may delete the messages after a while or refuse to provide them even under subpoena.

What is the difference between DUI and DWI and OVUII?

What is the difference between DUI and DWI and OVUII?

DUI and DWI are often used to describe what is commonly called “drunk driving”. DUI is an acronym for “Driving Under the Influence” while DWI is an acronym for “Driving While Impaired” or “Driving While Intoxicated”. These are all fine for common usage and pretty much everyone understands what they mean.

Which Bankruptcy Plan is Best for Me?

Which Bankruptcy Plan is Best for Me?

For most consumer debtors, there are only two choices for making a bankruptcy plan: Chapter 7 or Chapter 13. What’s the difference, and which is the best for you? That all depends on your particular circumstances.

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