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Legal Information: Hawaii

Statutes: Hawaii

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Updated: 
May 28, 2020

134-61. Definitions

For the purposes of this part:

“Bodily injury” has the same meaning as in section 707-700.

“Business day” has the same meaning as in section 709-906.

“Colleague” means a person employed or working at the same place of business or employment as the respondent.

“Educator” means a person employed at an institution of learning at which the respondent may have a connection.

“Ex parte gun violence protective order” means an order issued by the family court, pursuant to section 134-64, prohibiting the respondent from owning, purchasing, possessing, receiving, or having in the respondent’s custody or control any firearm or ammunition until the court-scheduled hearing for a one-year gun violence protective order.

“Family or household member” means any spouse or reciprocal beneficiary, former spouse or former reciprocal beneficiary, person with whom the respondent has a child in common, parent, child, person related by consanguinity, person related by adoption, person jointly residing or who formerly jointly resided with a respondent in the same dwelling unit as the respondent, person who has or has had a dating relationship, or person who is or has acted as the respondent’s legal guardian. “Family or household member” includes a person who is an adult roommate or a co-habitant of a respondent.

“Medical professional” means a licensed physician, advanced practice registered nurse, psychologist, or psychiatrist who has examined the respondent.

“One-year gun violence protective order” means an order issued by the family court, pursuant to section 134-65, prohibiting the respondent from owning, purchasing, possessing, receiving, or having in the respondent’s custody or control any firearm or ammunition for a period of one year.

“Petitioner” means a law enforcement officer, family or household member of the respondent, medical professional, educator, or colleague, who files a petition pursuant to section 134-D or section 134-65.

“Respondent” means the person identified in the petition filed pursuant to section 134-64 or section 134-65.