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.
A: 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 get more specific advice regarding preparing the Motion and other remedies may be available to you.
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