Legal Information: Hawaii
Updated: November 2, 2023
Can I get an injunction against harassment against a same-sex partner?
Injunctions against harassment cannot be filed against current or former dating partners, a spouse or ex-spouse, someone with whom you live/lived romantically, or someone who is considered to be a “reciprocal beneficiary.”1 For information on filing for an order for protection against a same-sex partner in family court, please see our Orders for Protection due to Domestic Abuse (Family Court) page.
You can find information about LGBTQIA victims of abuse and what types of barriers they may face on our LGBTQIA Victims page.
1 HRS § 586-1
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