583A-301 Definitions
583A-302 Enforcement under Hague Convention
583A-303 Duty to enforce
583A-304 Temporary visitation
583A-305 Registration of child-custody determination
583A-306 Enforcement of registered determination
583A-307 Simultaneous proceedings
583A-308 Expedited enforcement of child-custody determination
583A-309 Service of petition and order
583A-310 Hearing and order
583A-311 Warrant to take physical custody of child
583A-312 Costs, fees, and expenses
583A-313 Recognition and enforcement
583A-314 Appeals
583A-315 Role of attorney general and of prosecuting attorneys
583A-316 Role of law enforcement
583A-317 Costs and expenses

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

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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.
  • county: includes the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-22
  • 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.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.