They provide a legal hotline; legal representation in family court actions involving divorce, custody, protection orders, and post decree matters; advocacy for individual victims; case management for up to one year for clients on their civil caseload, victim partners of convicted domestic violence misdemeanants, and hotline callers in crisis; outreach in civil court for petitioners seeking protection orders; outreach in criminal court for witnesses in abuse cases; advocacy and outreach to teen victims of dating violence; community education and material development; emergency cash grants for eligible applicants; and outreach to restraining order petitioners to educate them on how to implement their restraining order or to increase their safety.
Please contact 534-0040 (admin), 531-3771 (hotline),(800)690-6200 toll- free.
If the defendant is not related to you and you have never lived together, please file through District Court.
If the Defendant is a family member, or has had a dating relationship with the person seeking the TRO, please file through Family Court.
Tell the dispatcher your Life is in Danger and you need help Immediately. The first thing you should do is put yourself out of harm’s way and get to a safe place or a public place where others can see you.
The sexual abuse of children: Current research reviewed. Violence and power control groups for offenders are provided on Oahu, Maui and Lanai. Anyone Can Be a Victim Domestic violence can happen to anyone regardless of race, age, sexual orientation, religion, or gender.Serving Your Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) Your TRO will not officially take effect until the order is granted and filed.Once the order is filed, it is your responsibility to ensure that the respondent receives a copy of the TRO.