Skip to Main Nav Skip to Main Content Skip to Footer Content

O`ahu Family Court Offers Free Divorce Law Seminar

Posted on Feb 2, 2009 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, Feb. 12, 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 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

# # #

The Hawai`i State Judiciary does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information provided by the speakers. The speakers’ remarks do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Judiciary. The information provided by the speakers is a general overview of basic legal concepts, and is not intended as legal advice for any specific person or situation.

Contact: Marsha Kitagawa, 539-4909

For more information, contact the Communications and Community Relations Office at 808-539-4909 or via email at

Subscribe to the Hawai'i State Judiciary mailing list for email notification of press releases and other announcements.