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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Hawaii on
Q: In the state of Hawaii, can a non-custodial parent relinquish their rights to children and not pay support?

non-custodial parent does not see children unless mother says yes. Total days seen in 2016=4. Father was unable to keep visitation schedule made by mother because of work schedule and children's school/sport schedule and children live 24.5 miles approximately a 2 hour drive to and from. Mother is... Read more »

Mr. Gavin Kazuo Doi
Mr. Gavin Kazuo Doi answered on Dec 15, 2016

The brief answer is that a non-custodial parent cannot relinquish/terminate their rights to their child, nor their child support obligation. The only two exceptions would be (1) the State (through Child Welfare Services/Department of Human Services) terminates the parent's rights to the child as... Read more »

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