We’ve all heard the horror stories about divorce—the bitter arguments, the sky-high attorney fees, the endless court appearances, the traumatized children. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Learn about the process of uncontested divorce in Hawaii.
Overview of Annulment This article focuses on "civil annulments" not "religious annulments," which can only be granted by a church or clergy member. Civil annulments and divorces are similar in the sense that they make a determination about marital status.
If you are about to get married, you may wonder whether you need a prenuptial agreement to protect your assets. Today, many couples enter into prenuptial agreements to remove uncertainty about how their property and financial obligations will be resolved in the event of a divorce.
Every year, more than 3 million children witness domestic violence in their homes. Children that witness family violence are more likely to be victims or abusers themselves as adults. For this reason, courts pay close attention to claims of domestic violence when awarding custody to parents. This article
One of the challenges divorcing couples must face is dividing their marital property and assigning marital debts. Hawaii law requires a division of property in divorce to be equitable, meaning that it must be fair but not necessarily equal.