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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Hawaii on

Q: Hi, How can I ask the court for temporary support? HRS Title 31 580-9

going through divorce and my financial situation worsen and need help.

Shelby N. Ferrer answered on Mar 20, 2019

Yes, HRS 580-9 allows you to petition the court for orders for temporary alimony while you finalize your divorce. You need to file a Motion For Pre-Decree Relief to get a hearing date. The forms are available online at the Hawaii State Judiciary website. You should consult with an attorney to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Hawaii on

Q: So I have a daughter I care most about I work so hard to get her to Hawaii. But everytime I try to communicate

With the father. His gf tells me he doesn’t want to talk or deal with me. I don’t know how we can be co parent if he doesnt want to talk to me? Could u help me

Shelby N. Ferrer answered on Mar 8, 2019

Depending on whether you have a court order in place and what that order says, you can file a motion in court to enforce orders to allow you to communicate or change orders if the current orders are not working. If you do not have an order in place, you will need to file a petition to have the... Read more »

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