653-1 Government beneficiary defined
653-2 Attachment of salary, etc.
653-3 Exemptions; pensions
653-4 Further exemption
653-5 Complaint
653-6 Garnishee summons
653-7 Service on garnishee
653-8 Effect of service
653-9 Service on beneficiary
653-10 Superiors and successors of garnishee
653-11 Answer; amount sequestered
653-12 Certificate furnished garnishee
653-13 Effect of discontinuance, appeal, exceptions
653-14 Warrants issued to plaintiff, when
653-15 Actions, precedence
653-16 Same; priority of payments
653-17 Warrants charged against beneficiary

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 653

  • 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.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • 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.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Business: includes every trade, occupation, and profession. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425-101
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • county: includes the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-22
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Director: means the director of commerce and consumer affairs. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425-101
  • Distribution: means a transfer of money or other property from a partnership to a partner in the partner's capacity as a partner or to the partner's transferee. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425-101
  • Foreign limited liability partnership: means a partnership that:

         (1)  Is formed under laws other than the laws of this State; and

         (2)  Has the status of a limited liability partnership under those laws. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425-101

  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • 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.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Limited liability partnership: means a partnership that has filed a statement of qualification under section 425-152 and does not have a similar statement in effect in any other jurisdiction. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425-101
  • month: means a calendar month; and the word "year" a calendar year. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-20
  • 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.
  • Partnership: means an association of two or more persons to carry on as co-owners a business for profit formed under section 425-109, a predecessor law, or comparable law of another jurisdiction. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425-101
  • Partnership agreement: means the agreement, whether written, oral, or implied, among the partners concerning the partnership, including amendments to the partnership agreement. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425-101
  • Person: includes any individual or entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425-101
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Property: means all property, real, personal, or mixed, tangible or intangible, or any interest therein. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425-101
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425-101
  • Statement: means a registration or annual statement filed under section 425-1, a statement of correction filed under section 425-1. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425-101
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Transfer: includes an assignment, conveyance, lease, mortgage, deed, and encumbrance. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425-101
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.