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Divorce in Hawaii

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In order to file the complaint for divorce in Hawaii, one must make sure that the Family Court has jurisdiction over the case.

Meeting the Hawaii residency requirements is a concern for a spouse who has currently shifted or is willing to move in the near future.

  • As per the law, there is no absolute separation from the bond of matrimony shall be

sanctioned for any cause unless either party to the marriage has been domiciled.

  • The law states that divorce is not valid unless either party has been physically present in the province for a uninterrupted period of at least 180 days prior filing the separation case.
  • The separation petition should be documented in the judicial district where the complainer resides or

the judicial area where the spouses last resided together as a married couple.

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