Hawaii County, Hawaii Family Lawyers

Damir Kouliev
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Hawaii County, HI Family Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(808) 854-7558 614 Kilauea
Suite #15
Hilo, HI 96720
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Golden Gate University
Successful, affordable criminal, DUI, traffic, and general practice attorney Damir Kouliev based on Maui. Call or text the Kouliev firm at 808-854-7558 for quality legal representation that you can afford, with the personal attention that your case requires. 24 hour service available.
Michael Henry Garbarino
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Hawaii County, HI Family Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(808) 345-7504 13-3863 Pahoa Kalapana Rd
Pahoa, HI 96778
Free ConsultationFamily, Civil Rights, Criminal and Estate Planning
Michael Garbarino, founder & owner of GARBARINOLAW LLLC, provides client-centered legal services everywhere on Hawaii's Big Island, including by providing free iniital consultations and making house calls. Michael has over two decades of experience as a practicing lawyer, having served in both private practice and public service roles, both in Texas, and now in Hawaii. Michael's work has included positions of significant responsibility in public service, including all of the following: ? DIRECTOR OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL TEXAS HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES SYSTEM AUSTIN, TX 2006 - 2011 ? Served as Deputy Chief Counsel, Director of Sanctions,...
Jeri D Byers
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Hawaii County, HI Family Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(808) 933-9710 P.O. Box 334
Papaikou, HI 96781
Family and Divorce
Hawaii County, HI Family Law Lawyer with 45 years experience
(909) 681-1000 75-5782 Kuakini Hwy
Apt 702
Kailua Kona, HI 96740
Family and Divorce
California Western School of Law
Hawaii County, HI Family Law Attorney with 48 years experience
(808) 935-3355 282 Ululani St
Hilo, HI 96720
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Hawaii County, HI Family Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(808) 981-0055 70 Kapaka St
Hilo, HI 96720
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Hawaii County, HI Family Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(808) 935-3336 688 Kinoole St
Hilo, HI 96720
Family and Divorce
Hawaii County, HI Family Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(808) 969-1800 99 Aupuni St
Hilo, HI 96720
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Hawaii County, HI Family Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(808) 961-0466 655 Kilauea Ave
Hilo, HI 96720
Family, Business and Divorce
California Western School of Law
Hawaii County, HI Family Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(808) 961-8375 688 Kinoole St
Hilo, HI 96720
Family and Divorce
Hawaii County, HI Family Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(808) 987-3006 84-4799 Mamalahoa Hwy.
Captain Cook, HI 96704
Family, Criminal and Divorce
Hawaii County, HI Family Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(808) 935-6011 77 Mohouli St
Hilo, HI 96720
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Hawaii County, HI Family Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(808) 961-0641 187 Kapiolani St
Hilo, HI 96720
Family, Collections, Divorce and Real Estate
Hastings College of Law
Hawaii County, HI Family Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(909) 885-2509 73-4553 Hane St
Kailua Kona, HI 96740
Family and Divorce
California Southern LS
Hawaii County, HI Family Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(808) 969-7707 101 Aupuni St
Hilo, HI 96720
Family and Divorce
Hawaii County, HI Family Law Attorney with 50 years experience
(808) 961-5566 899 Ululani St
Hilo, HI 96720
Family, Business, Divorce and Real Estate
Hawaii County, HI Family Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(808) 961-6690 90 Kamehameha Ave
Hilo, HI 96720
Family, Divorce, Personal Injury and Products Liability
William Mitchell College of Law
Hawaii County, HI Family Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(808) 326-2220 75-170 Hualalai Rd
Kailua, HI 96740
Family, Divorce and Estate Planning
Hawaii County, HI Family Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(808) 329-3910 75-5753 Kuakini Hwy
Kailua, HI 96740
Family and Divorce
Hawaii County, HI Family Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(949) 887-7291 PO Box 387
Kamuela, HI 96743
Family, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Divorce
Western State Univ
Mr. Gavin Kazuo Doi
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Honolulu County, HI Family Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(808) 593-2199 1600 Kapiolani Boulevard, Suite 1300
Honolulu, HI 96814
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
The University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Gavin, a founding partner of Doi/Luke, was born and reared in Honolulu, Hawai‘i, graduating from McKinley High School, and receiving his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Reed College in Portland, Oregon. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Denver College of Law in Denver, Colorado. Previously, Gavin worked with the Child Support Enforcement Agency and the AmeriCorps Domestic Violence Clinic. An advocate of pro bono legal work, Gavin volunteers time with Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii and the Hawai’i State Bar Association. In 2013, Gavin co-authored the book Child Custody Litigation and Settlements (Aspatore...
Lauren M. Sharon
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Maui County, HI Family Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(808) 419-1316 63B Olinda Road
Makawao, HI 96768
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Estate Planning
University of Miami School of Law
Lauren has served as a deputy prosecuting attorney in the counties of Hawaii and Maui. Previous to that she practiced with small firms in the areas of immigration, criminal, estate planning, probate, and divorce.
Shelby N. Ferrer
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Honolulu County, HI Family Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(808) 780-0190 1050 Queen Street suite 100
honolulu, HI 96814
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Estate Planning
University of Hawai'i at Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law
As of February 1, 2019, Ms. Ferrer, former partner at Nakamoto & Ferrer, has opened her own practice in Family Law – Law Office Of Shelby N. Ferrer. As a Family Law attorney, Ms. Ferrer has a unique depth of knowledge about Hawai'i’s Family Court. After graduating in 2014 from the William S. Richardson School of Law, Ms. Ferrer served as a law clerk to the Honorable R. Mark Browning, Senior Judge of Family Court and Deputy Chief Judge of the First Circuit. As Senior Judge Browning’s law clerk, Ms. Ferrer assisted in the administration of over 500 employees and...
Robin R. Gregory
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Honolulu County, HI Family Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(808) 800-6500 74 Kihapai Street
Kailua, HI 96734
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
University of Montana School of Law
Mr. Christopher D Thomas
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Honolulu County, HI Family Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(808) 261-7710 1001 Bishop Street
Suite 2925
Honolulu, HI 96813
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Creighton University
As an attorney and counselor at law, Christopher D. Thomas has founded his practice on the principles of assertive, energetic, yet personable representation of clients who face the most difficult of legal challenges. Chris understands the daunting tasks facing those he represents, and approaches these problems with the most proactive and resourceful strategies available. He knows that clients want real results, want them quickly, and in the most cost-effective manner possible. Whether via aggressive courtroom litigation, use of alternative dispute resolution, or just practical down to earth advice, success is founded by moving boldly forward to resolution in the...
Kendal Luke
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Honolulu County, HI Family Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(808) 593-2199 1600 Kapiolani Boulevard, Suite 1300
Honolulu, HI 96814
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Domestic Violence
South Texas College of Law
Kendal was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawai‘i, and graduated from the Kamehameha Schools. He received his Bachelor of Arts in History from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois, and his Juris Doctorate from the Houston College of Law (formerly South Texas College of Law) in Houston, Texas. Kendal is a member of the Hawaii State Bar Association, the HSBA Family Law Section, and the HSBA Bankruptcy Section, the American Bankruptcy Institute, and the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys. He is also a member of the Bradley University Chapter of Delta Tau Delta. Kendal and his wife are the...
Mitchell Wong
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Honolulu County, HI Family Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(808) 546-1200 1136 Union Mall
#804
Honolulu, HI 96813
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Minnesota Law School
Mitchell S. Wong has been a lawyer in Hawaii since 1991, when he began his career at the law firm of David C. Schutter. At the time, the law firm was known as Schutter & Glickstein, and the focus of the law firm's practice was personal injury and civil litigation. In time, Mr. Wong became a partner at the law firm, which was then restyled as Schutter Dias Smith & Wong. In 2004 Mr. Wong started his present law firm. While Mr. Wong has continued his diverse work in civil litigation, he also expanded his practice to include family...
Alfred Castillo Jr
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Kauai County, HI Family Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(808) 245-5302 3144 Elua Street
Lihue, HI 96766
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Litigation attorney on Kauai for 32 years. Former prosecuting attorney and county attorney. Extremely knowledgeable of the people of Kauai, each respective community, and State and County government.
Justin Lee Sturdivant
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Honolulu County, HI Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(808) 545-5855 1188 Bishop St. Ste. 3108
Honolulu, HI 96813
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Hawaii - Manoa
Experienced attorney focused on family law matters, including Divorce, Custody and Paternity, Child Support, Spousal Support (Alimony), TRO/Protecticve Orders, and Mediation. I have extensive experience with Divorces involving military members and interstate parties.
Steven L. Hartley
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Honolulu County, HI Family Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(808) 263-6900 Kailua Professional Building 2
40 Aulike Street, Suite 314
Kailua, HI 96734
Family and Divorce
Steven L. Hartley has specialized in the practice of Family Law for 13 years. Mr. Hartley began his family law career in 1996 with Stirling & Kleintop and was named partner of the firm in September 2000. In 2004, Mr. Hartley moved to Bloomington, Indiana where he continued to practice family law with Mallor, Clendening, Grodner and Bohrer, LLP. Mr. Hartley returned home to Hawaii with his family in 2005 and resumed his family law practice partnering with Frank T. Lockwood to form Lockwood & Hartley, ALC. In 2009, Mr. Hartley opened his current firm, Hartley & McGehee, LLP,...
Lynnae Lai Lan Lee
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Honolulu County, HI Family Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(808) 379-3556 1620 Ala Moana Blvd., Ste. 510
Honolulu, HI 96815
Family and Divorce
University of San Diego School of Law
Adrienne Sepaniak King
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Honolulu County, HI Family Law Attorney with 46 years experience
(808) 521-6937 735 Bishop St. #304
Honolulu, HI 96825
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
University of Detroit Mercy
Adrienne Sepaniak King was born in Detroit, Michigan. She graduated from the Academy of the Sacred Heart in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan in 1965 and from the University of Detroit with a Bachelor of Science Degree B. S. (Biology major, Chemistry, minor) in 1969. She graduated from the University of Detroit Law School in 1972, having served on the Law Review as Articles Editor. She worked as one of the five original interns in the Wayne County Prosecutor’s office under a grant from the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (LEAA), a U.S. federal agency within the U.S. Dept. of Justice....
Thomas D. Farrell
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Honolulu County, HI Family Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(808) 535-8468 700 Bishop Street, Suite 2100
Honolulu, HI 96813
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Santa Clara University
Tom Farrell is one of the most experienced and respected family law attorneys in Hawaii. With over 28 years in Hawaiis Family Courts, he is the first and only lawyer in Hawaii to be certified as a family law specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (accredited by the American Bar Association). His practice emphasizes complex divorce litigation and related family law issues such as interstate custody disputes, family violence, child support, alimony claims, and division of assets and debts. A retired Colonel in the Army Reserve and a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, he understands the special issues confronting military families. Mr. Farrell, also handles national security...
Georgia K. McMillen
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Maui County, HI Family Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(808) 242-4343 P.O. Box 1512
Wailuku, HI 96793
Family, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
New York Law School
Ms. McMillen has extensive state and federal experience in sentencing, appellate litigation and post-conviction proceedings. In her federal practice she represented clients in some of the most complex and rigorous prosecutions in Hawai`i’s federal court history, including an appeal from a conviction for selling military stealth technology to foreign governments. She has also represented clients in cases involving: tax fraud and evasion; mortgage fraud; immigration fraud; immigration offenses; misuse of public funds; alien smuggling; mail fraud; wire fraud; drug trafficking. In addition, she represents clients in family law and divorce cases. For more about...
Tony Tran
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Honolulu County, HI Family Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(808) 395-5691 1888 Kalakaua Ave Suite 312
Honolulu, HI 96815
Family and Immigration
University of Hawai'i at Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law
Mr. Tran is an experienced attorney dedicated to the practice of immigration and nationality law. He has fought for and protected the rights of large companies and individuals alike. Following his professional affiliations with solo practitioners, small to mid-sized firms, and non-profit organizations, Mr. Tran founded his own private practice to continue his goal of promoting and advocating immigrant rights.
Gerald Johnson
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Maui County, HI Family Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(808) 244-5444 1325 Lower Main St
Wailuku, HI 96793
Family and Criminal
Michael Richard Vieira
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Honolulu County, HI Family Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(808) 539-0400 1099 Alakea St
Honolulu, HI 96813
Family, Collections, Employment and IP
University of Hawai'i at Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law
Mr. Vieira is a member of the American Bar and Hawai`i State Bar Associations. Mr. Vieira served as a civilian attorney with the United States Navy Judge Advocate General Corps where he assisted servicemembers and military dependents with various legal issues including family law, estate planning, Servicemembers Civil Relief Act issues, consumer law and landlord-tenant disputes and was identified by the Navy as a subject matter expert on foreclosure and real property issues involving military. Mr. Vieira served as law clerk to the Honorable Steven S. Alm, First Circuit Court, August 2004 – August 2005. Mr. Vieira serves as an arbitrator in the...
Shannon Kim Hackett
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Honolulu County, HI Family Law Lawyer
(808) 524-4854 900 Fort Street Mall
Suite 1400
Honolulu, HI 96813
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Kansas School of Law
Joy Mademba-Sy Yanagida
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Maui County, HI Family Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(808) 244-1000 33 Maluhia Dr
Wailuku, HI 96793
Family, Appeals, Business and Divorce
Joy Yanagida started Yanagida & Associates in 1991, specializing in business law, real estate disputes, and family law. She received her J.D. from the Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley and her A.B. with distinction from Stanford University. She is admitted to practice law in Hawaii, the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She also is an inactive member of the California and District of Columbia bars. Before starting Yanagida & Associates, Ms. Yanagida served in these positions: ...
Alethea Kyoko Rebman
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Honolulu County, HI Family Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(808) 545-7035 1003 Bishop Street, Suite 1110
Honolulu, HI 96813
Family
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