A Trusted and Accomplished Lawyer in Hilo, Hawaii

   The team at our practice in Hilo, Hawaii provides assistance in areas of all legal matters. The primary goal in all of our cases is to make sure you are treated fairly, treated well and provided the full protection that the law can afford you.Our team is passionate about protecting your rights. Whether you need a simple consultation, advice, or full representation, we're ready to help you.  

DUI / Criminal Law

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We can help you deal with all of the legal issues that arise when a police officer issues you a DUI. If it seems you must forfeit your license, think again and contact us before it's too late. If you feel that you have been wrongfully accused of a DUI, misdemeanor or another crime, we can help provide you with the representation you deserve.  

Child Custody Support

Child Support Documents
Child custody can be a complex issue, and there is no need to try and navigate it alone. At The Law Offices of Kathleen Kentish Lucero, we are sensitive to all the issues that surround this type of family law case, including child support. Talk with one of our Hilo lawyers today to learn more about our approach to legal matters and how we can help you.  
Family Law

Family Law

Attorney Kathleen Kentish Lucero is dedicated to truly listening to your story and treating you with respect. She has successfully litigated, settled and mediated divorce and custody matters of all kinds.  

Having 28 years of legal experience, Kathleen Kentish Lucero brings her mediation experience where it serves as an alternative to litigation. Such measures can save the client time and money and give you a more active role in solving your family law disputes.
  • Parenting time/visitation
  • Child custody
  • Contested and uncontested divorce
  • Paternity determinations
  • Asset and debt division, including 401(k)s
  • Spousal support/alimony
  • Premarital and post-marital agreements
  • Modifications
  • Domestic violence and temporary restraining orders (TROs)

Personal Injury Law

Whether it’s a defective medication, a drunk driver or an unsafe stairway, these dangers can change your life in an instant. If you’ve suffered traumatic injuries from someone else’s wrongdoing, you deserve full compensation for your losses. We represent individuals accordingly:

  • Construction site accidents
  • Slip-and-fall or trip-and-fall accidents
  • Motorcycle, truck and auto accidents
  • Defective or dangerous products
  • Dog bites and other animal attacks
  • Insurance bad faith
  • Medical malpractice
Negligent drivers, careless product manufacturers and poorly constructed structures can kill and every day many people perish under such unfortunate circumstances. If someone you know was the victim of wrongful death, you have the right to pursue financial compensation for the party at fault. We have represented:

  • Children whose parents were killed when a drunk driver collided with their vehicle
  • The parents of a young man who died after being struck by a semi truck driver as he was crossing the highway
  • The family of a famous Native American storyteller who was killed by a drunk driver
  • A wife after her husband was run over and killed on an entrance ramp to the highway
personal injury law
Probate Law

Probate Law

Not just for the elderly or the rich, estate planning includes men and women of all ages and income levels that need to make sure a plan is in place for the distribution of their assets and the care of their children. Ms. Lucero has crafted hundreds of wills and estates over the years and handled many hotly contested disputes. She has even served as a court-appointed administrator for a number of estates. She can represent clients throughout the Hawaiian Islands with her probate representation expertise.

Many people are reluctant to spend the money for a trust to be drafted. However, such planning can save their heirs great headaches, disputes and money down the line. Even one or two lines in a will can infinitely clarify matters that may otherwise wreak havoc in the weeks, months if not years to come.  


  • Revocable Trusts

    • Will Contests
    • Drafting Wills
    • Powers of Attorney
    • Guardianships & Conservatorships
    • General Probate Litigation

      Real Estate Law

      Real estate law can be complex. If you are having a property dispute or need to come to an agreement, you need an attorney with significant experience in these matters. Kathleen Kentish Lucero can help with trustworthy counsel, assertive representation and all kinds of real estate matters including dispute resolution, contract preparation and interpretation.  

      • Litigated complex commercial real estate issues including disputes over quiet title actions and property ownership
      • Resolved numerous boundary and title disputes
      • Prepared deeds, purchase agreements and other real estate documents
       Have you been involved in an easement or boundary dispute with your neighbor? Or maybe someone is challenging your ownership to a piece of property? Although her team is skilled at assembling documents and deeds, she shines equally bright in court.

      Many lawyers find it uncomfortable to stand before a judge and litigate. Ms. Lucero is ready, willing and able –fully capable of thinking on her feet and arguing her client’s position effectively.   
      Real Estate Law

      Call Us Today : (808) 933-1252