Key Services – Legal Services

Guardianship, Legal Services and Other Alternatives

Major concerns for those with neurotrauma disabilities and their caregivers are legal issues affecting the provision of care and the securing and retaining of entitlements and benefits.  Although some of the resources below are geared towards the elderly, the information provided is relevant to those with neurotrauma injuries and their families. Access the following resources for further information.

City & County of Honolulu Elderly Affairs Division
Standard Finance Building
715 South King Street, Suite 200
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
Seniors Hotline: (808) 523-4545

Office of the Public Guardian
Guardianship for adult wards of the state.
P.O. Box 2495
Honolulu, HI 96804
Phone: (808) 548-0006

UHELP
University of Hawaii Elder Law Program
Phone: (808) 956-6544

Deciding “Who What’s Next?”: A Legal Handbook for Hawaii’s Older Persons, Families and Other Caregivers – this handbook will guide you in a simplified way through several areas of legal concerns facing caregivers and the persons they care for.

Hawaii Disability Rights Center
For person with disabilities.
900 Fort Street Mall Suite 1040
Honolulu, HI 96813

Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
Non-profit law firm assisting the low to moderate-income community.
924 Bethel Street
Honolulu, HI 96813