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Divorce Law in Hawai’i

The Family Court’s monthly Divorce Law in Hawaiʻi public education program begins its 23rd year in January 2024. Started in 2002 as a companion to the Family Court’s Kids First program, Divorce Law in Hawaiʻi covers custody, property division, child support and alimony, the difference between a contested divorce and uncontested divorce, all the ways to settle a divorce, and additional resources available to divorcing spouses.

Sign up today for a free one-hour “Divorce Law in Hawaiʻi” session. Conducted by Family Law Attorney/Mediator William Darrah and mediators from The Mediation Center of the Pacific, you will learn the nuts and bolts of working through the divorce process with the least amount of stress and cost.

2024 Divorce Law in Hawaiʻi Zoom Sessions (Free program streamed on Zoom)
The Divorce Law in Hawaiʻi program is offered on the third Wednesday each month from 12 p.m. noon – 1 p.m. on Zoom on these days (dates are subject to change):

January 17

February 21

March 20

April 17

May 15

June 19

July 17

August 21

September 18

October 16

November 20

December 18

To register for a Divorce Law in Hawaiʻi Zoom session (free), go to:

Download the Divorce Law in Hawaiʻi flyer:
Divorce Law in Hawaiʻi flyer

View and download Divorce Law in Hawaiʻi handouts:
Divorce Law in Hawaiʻi print handouts 

The Hawaiʻi State Judiciary does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information provided by the speakers. The speaker’s remarks do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Hawaiʻi State Judiciary. The information provided is a general overview of basic legal concepts, and is not intended as legal advice for any specific person or situation.
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  • Call (808) 954-8200
  • Fax (808) 954-8308 or
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The ADA Coordinator will work to provide, but cannot guarantee, the requested auxiliary aid, service or accommodation.