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O`ahu Family Court Offers Free Divorce Law Seminar

Posted on Oct 20, 2008 in Press Releases

The Hawai`i State Judiciary will present the free, “Divorce Law in Hawai`i” program from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, October 30, in the Supreme Court courtroom on the second floor of Ali`iolani Hale, 417 South King Street (behind the King Kamehameha statue).

Attorney William C. Darrah will provide an overview of Hawai`i law as it relates to custody and visitation, division of property and debt, child support, alimony, and other divorce issues. He will also talk about the steps in the legal process of divorce and the resources available to someone going through a Hawai`i divorce.

Darrah has practiced divorce law in Hawai`i for more than 30 years. A trained divorce mediator, arbitrator, and settlement master, and the editor of the Hawai`i State Bar Association’s Hawai`i Divorce Manual and Journal of Hawai`i Family Law, he has taught numerous family law education programs to Hawaii’s judges, lawyers and members of the public since 1979.

“Divorce Law in Hawai`i” is presented by the Judiciary on a monthly basis as a public service. For more information, contact the First Circuit Court Operations Office at 539-4448 or visit the Judiciary Website at

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