Hawaii Family Law Questions & Answers

Q: If an illegitimate child's father is an american citizen, what surename should he/she be using?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Immigration Law for Hawaii on
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
Hector E. Quiroga's answer
Possibly. It depends on a variety of factors. It is best to consult with an immigration attorney to discuss your particular circumstances.

Q: whats the fastest and easiest way to get out my house?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Adoption, Child Custody and Juvenile Law for Hawaii on
Answered on Jun 11, 2017
Cheryl Powell's answer
You cannot do that without their knowledge, consent or permission. Family services and the court system will not help with mental abuse.

Q: My dad pass away 2 years ago in his house in Hawaii with my stepmother. The house is already paid off. They have a will

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Real Estate Law and Probate for Hawaii on
Answered on Jan 13, 2017
Richard Samuel Price's answer
If your dad lived in Hawaii when he passed, then a probate action would be brought in Hawaii. You may want to repost your question under Hawaii.

Q: Am i allowed to take items out of our home to the pond shop bc husband won't support family financially?

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for Hawaii on
Answered on Oct 30, 2015
Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Hire an attorney and get the advice that you need about this. At least go to speak with a family attorney in your area and have a full discussion.

Q: do i have legal rights to my husbands bank account (not a joint acc) to buy food for my kids and me? Hawaii/military

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Hawaii on
Answered on Oct 29, 2015
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer
No. If you are not on the account, you can't draw funds from it.

You need to file suit for legal separation (if allowed in your state) or divorce. Then you may be able to get a court order requiring him to support you and your children.

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