Court self-help offered soon

LIHU‘E — The Kaua‘i Court Self-Help Center will provide legal information to the Kaua‘i community on a pilot basis on Mondays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to noon beginning Monday, May 11.

Volunteer attorneys from the Kaua‘i County Bar Association will provide limited legal information by telephone in areas such as landlord-tenant, family, and other District Court matters. Call 808-698-7552. Your call will be answered by an AmeriCorps Advocate who will connect you with the attorney.

Opened in 2011, the Kaua‘i Court Self-Help Center is a collaborative effort of the state Judiciary, the Hawai‘i Access to Justice Commission, the Hawai‘i State Bar Association, the Kaua‘i County Bar Association, AmeriCorps and the Legal Aid Society of Hawai‘i to increase access to justice for self-represented litigants.

Established in 1950 with 10 offices statewide, the Legal Aid Society of Hawai‘i is a nonprofit, public-interest law firm dedicated to increasing access to justice for the state’s most vulnerable and disadvantaged people.

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