Know the Laws: Hawaii
Most of the laws relevant to domestic violence and sexual assault are based on state law.
Information about orders of protection due to domestic violence, which are issued in family court, and injunctions against harassment, which are issued in district court.
General information about custody in Hawaii.
This page addresses some general (not state-specific) laws of one parent taking a child out of the state or country, without the other parent's consent.
General information about divorce with links to Hawaii-specific information.
Hawaii state law provides employment protections for domestic violence victims who need to take time off from work to handle issues related to domestic violence.
Information about crimes the abuser may have committed in Hawaii and victim assistance programs.
There are state laws that may make it illegal for an abuser to buy or have a gun.
You may have a right to sue your abuser for medical costs, lost wages, and to recover your property.
Immigration information for victims of domestic violence, crime victims, and others.
Under federal law, which applies to all states, an abuser may lose his right to have a gun.
Information about military protection orders and confidentiality on military bases.
Information about tribal laws related to domestic violence and sexual abuse.
A get is a divorce under Jewish law.