David Sereno Law Office – Legal Resource Directory
David understands that clients may need additional resources and information to help them with their case and legal issues.
David has done allot of ground work to locate these important legal resources, some of which, are very diffiult for a client to find quickly.
This Legal Resource Directory represents David’s commitment to helping and representing the people of Maui.
Our Listing of Recommended Lawyers
Often times, we are asked for help in finding a good lawyer in areas that we do not cover, such as Family Law, Landlord-Tenant, Business Law and Contracts, etc.
The Administrative Driver’s License Revocation Office (ADLRO)
The ADLRO is responsible for:
- Conducting reviews and hearings related to the administrative revocation of driving privileges of respondents arrested in violation of HRS, §291E-61 or §291E-61.5 for operating a vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant.
- Issuing review and hearing decisions, and determining the period of revocation to be imposed.
- Maintaining a record of all reviews, hearings, and decisions, and making such data available to related agencies.
AL-Anon – AFG Maui AIS
Al-Anon Family Groups meet to help families and friends of problem drinkers recover from the impacts of a loved one’s drinking by practicing the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous themselves, by welcoming and giving comfort to families of alcoholics, and by giving understanding and encouragement to the alcoholic.
Alcoholics Anonymous a.k.a. AA is a mutual aid fellowship open to anyone who wants to stop drinking and maintain their sobriety. Founded in 1935, the group has grown to include millions of members internationally. On Maui, AA meetings are held at multiple times and locations every day and phones are answered all 24 hours.
Hawai’i Civil Rights Commission (HCRC)
The HCRC has been protecting civil rights in Hawaii since 1990 by investigating and resolving discrimination complaints in areas of employment, housing and public accommodations, and access to state and state-funded services. The five volunteer Commissioners, who are appointed by the Governor with the approval of Senate, have the authority to enforce the State’s anti-discrimination laws through appropriate legal actions such as conducting depositions, issuing subpoenas, and ordering relief or affirmative action.
Hawaii Revised Statutes
CLICK HERE TO Visit the Hawaiʻi State Legislature site to search the Hawaiʻi revised statutes.
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
The EEOC works to prevent discrimination through various programs and researches accusations of discrimination in order to come up with a conclusion. If the EEOC finds that discrimination has occurred, they try to settle the charge. They have the ability to file a lawsuit but may not choose to do so in all cases. The EEOC is headquartered in Washington, D.C. and has 53 field offices including a Honolulu office.
Division of Driver’s Education
The Division of Driver’s Education determines your substance abuse or dependence and the need for treatment if your license is revoked by the Administrative Driver’s License Revocation Office (ADLRO). Contact the Division of Driver Education for your area to make an appointment.
Hawaii Paroling Authority
The parole system was adopted to protect the community and help reintegrate an inmate back into society by establishing appropriate minimum terms of imprisonment, granting, denying, and revoking parole, as well as supervising the person on parole. The Hawaii Paroling Authority is an independent, quasi-judicial body which makes formal parole decisions for Hawaii inmates.
Maui County Code
CLICK HERE to Search and access the Maui County Code library of information.
Maui Drug Court (Adult)
The office for drug court located in Maui.
Maui Intake Services Center
The Intake Service Centers Division (ISCD) is responsible for community supervision of offenders in each of the four counties. They provide pretrial evaluations, assessments, and supervision to various types of offenders. In addition, the ISCD oversees prison and jail diversion programs throughout the state and works closely with the Courts and the Adult Mental Health Division of the Department of Health in an effort to divert offenders with mental health needs to appropriate community-based programs.
Maui Community Correctional Center
Located on about 7 acres, MCCC holds pre-trial detainees as well as parole violators and sentenced felons. Adult basic education, GED, parenting, cognitive skills, substance abuse treatment, vocational training, and work furlough are among the reintegration programs offered to inmates.
County of Maui Hawaii
Website resource for all matters concerning Maui County.
Maui Police Department
Website resource of the Maui Police Department with contact listings and information about programs such as the Online Crime Statistics, which lists all crimes committed throughout the island of Maui.
Office of the Public Defender
The purpose of the Office of the Public Defender is to safeguard individual rights in all criminal and related matters, from arrest or threat of confinement through all stages of the criminal proceedings including appeal and parole board matters, if any, consistent with applicable laws, court rules, and rules of professional responsibility.
Women Helping Women
Women Helping Women supports women victims of domestic violence through direct intervention, advocacy, education and prevention. At Hale Lokomaikai, Maui’s only emergency shelter facility for women victims of domestic violence and their children, Women Helping Women provides care, case management, referrals to professional services such as legal, medical, housing, welfare, mental health and substance abuse, conducts support groups and helps with temporary restraining orders.
Nicholas Lindblad, A-1 Bail Bonds, A-1 Bonding, INC
Locally owned and operated by James Lindblad since 1976, A-1 Bonding is the one-stop source for all of Hawaii’s bonding needs.
Adult Client Services Branch
Adult Probation – Circuit Court, Family Court, District Court.