527-1 Short title
527-2 Definitions
527-3 Applicability
527-4 Nonexclusivity
527-5 Transfer on death deed authorized
527-6 Transfer on death deed revocable
527-7 Transfer on death deed nontestamentary
527-8 Capacity of transferor
527-9 Requirements
527-10 Notice, delivery, acceptance, consideration not required
527-11 Revocation by instrument authorized; revocation by act not permitted
527-12 Effect of transfer on death deed during transferor’s life
527-13 Effect of transfer on death deed at transferor’s death
527-14 Disclaimer
527-15 Liability for creditor claims and statutory allowances
527-16 Uniformity of application and construction
527-17 Relation to Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 527

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Beneficiary: means a person that receives property under a transfer on death deed. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 527-2
  • Benefits: means the money payments payable to an individual, as provided in this chapter, with respect to the individual's unemployment. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-1
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • county: includes the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-22
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Department: means the department of labor and industrial relations. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-1
  • Designated beneficiary: means a person designated in a transfer on death deed to receive property. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 527-2
  • Director: means the director of labor and industrial relations of the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-1
  • Employer: means :

         (1)  Any employing unit which for some portion of a day within the current calendar year has or had in employment one or more individuals; and

         (2)  For the effective period of its election pursuant to section 383-77, any other employing unit which has elected to become subject to this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-1

  • Employing unit: means any individual or type of organization, including the State, any of its political subdivisions, any instrumentality of the State or its political subdivisions, any partnership, association, trust, estate, joint-stock company, insurance company, or corporation, whether domestic or foreign, or the receiver, trustee in bankruptcy, trustee, or successor of any of the foregoing, or the legal representative of a deceased person, which has or subsequent to January 1, 1937, had one or more individuals performing services for it within this State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-1
  • Employment: includes , but is not limited to, any service performed prior to January 1, 1978, which was employment as defined in this section prior to such date and, subject to the other provisions of this section, service performed after December 31, 1977, by an employee as defined in section 3306(i) and (o) of the federal Unemployment Tax Act, including service in interstate commerce. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-2
  • Employment office: means a free public employment office or branch thereof operated by the State or any other state as a part of a state-controlled system of public employment offices or by a federal agency charged with the administration of an unemployment compensation program or free public employment offices. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-1
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • full-time work: means a forty-hour workweek unless regarded otherwise according to the standard practice, custom, or agreement in a particular trade, occupation, or business. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-1
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • Joint owner: means an individual who owns property concurrently with one or more individuals with a right of survivorship. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 527-2
  • 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.
  • Owner-employee: means a person who has performed services for an employing unit as defined in this section, and who is or has been a shareholder owning twenty-five per cent or more of the corporation's common stock, and director or officer, or both, of a corporation which is or was the employing unit or who exercises a substantial degree of control over the direction of corporate activities. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-1
  • partially unemployed: means the unemployment of any individual who, during a particular week, was still attached to that individual's regular employer, had no earnings or earned less than that individual's weekly benefit amount, and who worked less than or did not work that individual's normal, customary full-time hours for the individual's regular employer because of a lack of full-time work. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-1
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, public corporation, government or governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 527-2
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Property: means an interest in real property located in this State that is transferable on the death of the owner. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 527-2
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Referee: means the referee for unemployment compensation appeals. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-1
  • registration for work: means that an individual shall provide information to the employment office to be posted on the department's internet job-matching system, including the individual's name, job skills, education, training, prior employment history and work duties, preferred working conditions, occupational licenses, and other relevant occupational information to facilitate work search efforts by the individual and increase job referrals by the employment office. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-1
  • Right of survivorship: The ownership rights that result in the acquisition of title to property by reason of having survived other co-owners.
  • State: includes the states of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-1
  • Subject property: means real property or an interest in real property that is subject to a transfer on death deed. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 527-2
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transfer on death deed: means a deed authorized under this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 527-2
  • Transferor: means an individual who executes a transfer on death deed. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 527-2
  • Week: means any period of seven consecutive days as the department may by rule prescribe. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-1
  • Week of unemployment: means a week in which an individual is deemed unemployed. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-1
  • Weeks of employment: means all those weeks within each of which the individual has performed services in employment for not less than two days or four hours per week for one or more employers subject to this chapter or with respect to which the individual has received remuneration from one or more employers subject to this chapter in the form of vacation, holiday, or sickness pay or similar remuneration. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-1