652-15  Law applicable to all courts.  This chapter and the powers conferred therein shall extend to all the common-law courts of the State, according to their jurisdiction.

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes 652-15

  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.