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Important note: Although courts may be closed or accepting limited cases due to COVID-19, there should still be a way to file for a protection order and other emergency relief. See our Frequently Asked Questions Involving Courts and COVID-19, or call your local courthouse for more details.

Legal Information: Hawaii

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Updated: 
August 28, 2019

Can I get an order for protection if I'm a minor?

If you are a minor (under 18),1 any family, household member, or state agency may file for an order for protection on your behalf.2

1 HRS § 577-1
2 HRS § 586-3(b)