583A-201 Initial child-custody jurisdiction
583A-202 Exclusive, continuing jurisdiction
583A-203 Jurisdiction to modify determination
583A-204 Temporary emergency jurisdiction
583A-205 Notice; opportunity to be heard; joinder
583A-206 Simultaneous proceedings
583A-207 Inconvenient forum
583A-208 Jurisdiction declined by reason of conduct
583A-209 Information to be submitted to court
583A-210 Appearance of parties and child

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 583A > Part II

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • oath: includes a solemn affirmation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-21
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.