576E-1 Definitions
576E-2 Attorney general; powers
576E-3 Jurisdiction
576E-4 Service
576E-5 Commencement of administrative proceedings; notice
576E-6 Request for hearing; how made
576E-7 Failure to request hearing; effect
576E-8 Action by agency upon request for hearing
576E-9 Hearings in contested cases
576E-10 Hearings officers
576E-11 Administrative orders; required findings
576E-12 Administrative orders; force and effect
576E-13 Appeal to the family court
576E-14 Modification, suspension, or termination of court and administrative orders
576E-15 Guidelines to be followed
576E-16 Income withholding
576E-17 Medical support enforcement
576E-18 Contempt; procedure for punishment
576E-19 Wilful violations; penalties
576E-20 Uniform statewide procedures

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 576E

  • Administrative order: means the order resulting from an administrative adjudication by a hearings officer or the attorney general, through the agency, of the final disposition of a matter before the agency. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-2
  • Agency: means the child support enforcement agency established by section 576D-2. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-2
  • Arrearage: means past due child support under an existing court or administrative order. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-2
  • Articles of incorporation: include amended and restated articles of incorporation and articles of merger. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
  • Child support: means payment for the necessary support and maintenance of a child as required by law that includes but is not limited to spousal support when being enforced in conjunction with child support or medical support when a court or administrative order requires the debtor parent to pay an amount in lieu of providing medical insurance coverage or to reimburse for maternity and delivery expenses incurred when the debtor parent's child was born. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-2
  • county: includes the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 54-17
  • Court: means the family courts of this State and, when the context requires, a court or agency of any other state having jurisdiction to establish, modify, and enforce support obligations. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-2
  • Custodial parent: means a parent, guardian, or other person having physical custody of the child. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-2
  • Deliver: includes mail. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
  • Department: means the department of the attorney general. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-2
  • Department director: means the director of commerce and consumer affairs, unless the context otherwise requires. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
  • Dependent child: means any person to whom a duty of support is owed. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-2
  • Duty of support: means any duty of support imposed or imposable by law, or by any court order, decree, or judgment, whether interlocutory or final or whether incidental to a proceeding for divorce, judicial separation, separate maintenance, or otherwise, and includes the duty to pay arrearages of support past due and unpaid. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-2
  • Electronic transmission: means any form of communication, not directly involving the physical transmission of paper, that creates a record that may be retained, retrieved, and reviewed by a recipient thereof, and that may be directly reproduced in paper form by such a recipient through an automated process. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
  • Employee: means any person working for another for hire, including but not limited to, an individual employed in domestic service or at a family's or person's home or any individual employed by the individual's parent or spouse, or independent contractors. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-2
  • Employer: means any person who uses or engages the services of any person in exchange for the payment of wages or other means of exchange, including the United States government, the State, and any political subdivision thereof, and anyone who is or shall become obligated for payment of income. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-2
  • Entity: includes domestic and foreign corporations, domestic professional corporations, domestic and foreign limited liability companies, domestic and foreign nonprofit corporations, domestic and foreign business trusts, estates, domestic and foreign partnerships, domestic and foreign limited partnerships, domestic and foreign limited liability partnerships, trusts, two or more persons having a joint or common economic interest, associations and cooperative associations, and state, federal, and foreign governments. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
  • Foreign corporation: means a corporation for profit incorporated under a law other than the law of this State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
  • Hearings officer: means a public official appointed and commissioned pursuant to section 576E-10. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-2
  • License: means any license, certification, registration, or permit issued by a licensing authority for recreational purposes, or to conduct a trade or business, including a license to practice a profession or vocation, or a license to operate any motor vehicle, boat, airplane, or helicopter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-2
  • month: means a calendar month; and the word "year" a calendar year. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 54-15
  • oath: includes a solemn affirmation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 54-16
  • Obligee: means any person to whom payments are required to be made under the terms of a court or administrative order for child support, or child support and spousal support. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-2
  • Obligor: means a responsible parent obligated by court or administrative order to pay child support. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-2
  • Office: means the office of child support hearings established pursuant to section 576E-10. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-2
  • Order of support: means a judgment, decree, or order, whether temporary, final, or subject to modification, issued by a court or an administrative agency of competent jurisdiction, for the support and maintenance of a child, including a child who has attained the age of majority under the law of the issuing state, or a child and the parent with whom the child is living, which provides for monetary support, health care, arrearages, or reimbursement, and which may include related costs and fees, interest and penalties, income withholding, attorney's fees, and other relief. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-2
  • Party: means each person or agency named or admitted as a party, or properly seeking and entitled as of right to be admitted as a party, including but not limited to the custodial parent and the responsible parent. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-2
  • Person: includes individual and entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
  • Principal office: means the office (in or out of this State) so designated in the annual report where the principal executive offices of a domestic or foreign corporation are located. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
  • Proceeding: includes civil suit and criminal, administrative, and investigatory action. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
  • Public assistance: means any cash paid or medical assistance provided by the department of human services to or for the benefit of any dependent child, including amounts paid to or on behalf of the child's custodian. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-2
  • Responsible parent: means any person who does not have physical custody of the child and who has a legal duty of support. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-2
  • Secretary: means the corporate officer to whom the board of directors has delegated responsibility under section 414-231(c) for preparation and custody of the minutes of the meetings of the board of directors and of the shareholders and for authenticating records of the corporation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
  • Shareholder: means the person in whose name shares are registered in the records of a corporation or the beneficial owner of shares to the extent of the rights granted by a nominee certificate on file with a corporation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
  • Spousal support: means a legally enforceable obligation assessed against an individual for the support of a spouse or a former spouse who is living with a child or children for whom the individual also owes support. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-2
  • Support order: means an obligation determined by a court or duly authorized administrative agency, for the maintenance of a dependent child, which is owed to or on behalf of the child, or to the parent or custodian with whom the child is living. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-2
  • Uniform statewide procedures: means a written set of instructions prepared by the agency which describe step by step actions to be taken by agency personnel in the performance of duties under this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-2
  • United States: includes district, authority, bureau, commission, department, and any other agency of the United States. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3