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Home of the Akamai Kupuna
-- Wise Older Person

Prepare for the Worst and Expect the Best!

2515 Dole Street
Room 201
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
Directions to UHELP

Tel. (808) 956-6544

UHELP celebrates its 25th anniversary
and the new Veterans Law Clinic

 

 

Tuesday

February 16, 2016

 

Moot Court Room

William S. Richardson School of Law » more info

 

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UHELP and

Elder Law Clinic

 

Present another Marigold Seminar

 

 "Planning For The Future: Including The New 2014 Hawaii Power Of Attorney Act"

 

 

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

3:00pm

 

At the UH Law School Library

FREE Event

 

 

 

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International Elder Law Conference with a Veterans Focus

 

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Welcome to the University of Hawaii Elder Law Program

Prepare for the Worst and Expect the Best! Celebrating over twenty years of service to the university and to the community, UHELP is an integral part of the WIlliam S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. UHELP plays a  vital role in educating students and in serving the community. Its goal is to enhance, protect and preserve the  autonomy and  independence of older persons through education, training and direct  legal services. UHELP places particular emphasis on assisting socially and economically needy older persons and their caregivers.

 


Education


The Elder Law, Health Law, Bioethics and the Law and Elder Law Clinic courses provide a foundation for legal practice with the elderly. The courses are open to second and third year law students and certain graduate students. Students also have the opportunity to work with real clients with real legal issues. Geriatric Fellows and Psychiatry Fellows from the John A. Burns School of Medicine are also provided courses of instruction to assist them with an understanding of legal issues facing health care providers and, in particular, medical-legal issues affecting older persons.

 


Community Services


UHELP has an attorney/professor, a program administrator/legal assistant and sometimes has a student law clerk. UHELP operates throughout the calendar year and provides basic legal assistance, advice, information and referral. UHELP is not permitted to assist with business or criminal law matters or with personal injury or other fee-generating cases. You may qualify for services if you are a resident of Oʻahu, you are 60 years or older and are socially or economically needy or if you are a caregiver of an older person on Oʻahu and need legal assistance on behalf of the older person. (Each case is evaluated according to its own merits and in accordance with staff capabilities and limited resources.)

 
 

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