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Legal Information: Hawaii

Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
August 28, 2019

Can I get someone to help me? Do I need a lawyer?

You do not need a lawyer to get your order for protection enforced in another state.

However, you may want to get help from a local domestic violence advocate or attorney in the state that you move to.  A domestic violence advocate can let you know what the advantages and disadvantages are for registering your order for protection, and help you through the process if you decide to do so.

To find a domestic violence advocate or an attorney in the state you are moving to, click the Places that Help tab and then choose the state from the drop-down menu.

 

If you are going to be in court without a lawyer, our Preparing for Court – By Yourself section may be useful to you.