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Información Legal: Hawái

Conozca la Ley - Por Estado

A continuación, verá leyes específicas de este estado que pueden ser útiles para víctimas y sobrevivientes de violencia doméstica. Esta información está escrita en un formato de “preguntas y respuestas” que busca proveerle información fácil de entender. También puede contactarnos a través la Línea Informativa por email si tiene preguntas más específicas.

A brief description of the difference between state laws and federal laws.

Information about orders for protection due to domestic abuse, injunctions against harassment, and gun violence protective orders.

General information about custody, not specific to Hawaii, and links to Hawaii-specific custody information.

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.

Basic information about divorce in Hawaii.

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 an abuser for medical costs, lost wages, and to recover your property.