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Restraining Orders

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Laws current as of January 11, 2024

What protections can I get in an injunction against harassment?

An injunction against harassment can prevent the harasser from:

  • assaulting you or causing you physical harm/bodily injury;
  • threatening to cause physical harm, bodily injury, or assault which you believe is likely to occur;
  • intentionally directing behavior at you that alarms or continuously bothers you while having no legitimate purpose, leading you to suffer emotional distress;1
  • contacting or threatening you or anyone who resides in your home;
  • calling you;
  • entering or visiting your home, including the yard or garage; or
  • entering or visiting your place of employment.2

1 HRS § 604-10.5
2 Hawai’i State Judiciary website PDF of Petition