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Divorce rules special to Hawaii

Divorce rules special to Hawaii

For the most part, divorces in Hawaii follow a similar process to most other states. There are however some divorce rules special to Hawaii that anyone divorcing needs to be aware of, for example: Short time to answer a Summons and Complaint – In Hawaii, the...

When do I need a DUI attorney in Hawaii?

When do I need a DUI attorney in Hawaii?

You need a DUI attorney in Hawaii starting the minute you are stopped by police. You should hire your DUI attorney as soon as you can after you are arrested even if you are not immediately charged with DUI. In Hawaii, a DUI has two parts: the ADLRO license revocation...

Types Of Child Custody

Types Of Child Custody

In Hawaii, there are several types of child custody: sole legal custody, joint legal custody, and physical custody. Before we get into a discussion of the differences between the types of child custody, it is important to know what child custody is all about. Legal...

Dressing for Court

Dressing for Court

Going to court is your opportunity to impress the judge or jury, show that you’re serious and want to be taken seriously.  It is important to dress appropriately! You should look neat, clean, and professional. I often tell clients to dress as though they were going to...

Child Custody and Visitation

Child Custody and Visitation

Child Custody and Visitation In Hawaii, child custody and visitation are related but different concepts. A parent can have full custodial rights, but limited visitation. Or, a parent can have a massive amount of visitation but limited custody rights. What's the...

Posting Bail in Hawaii

Posting Bail in Hawaii

Every person charged with a misdemeanor or petty misdemeanor or most minor felonies in Kona Hawaii is entitled to post bail as a matter of right. If you are charged with a DUI, disorderly conduct, abuse of a household or family member, excessive speeding, or some...

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