658G-1 Short title
658G-2 Definitions
658G-3 Applicability
658G-4 Collaborative law participation agreement; requirements
658G-5 Beginning and concluding a collaborative law process
658G-6 Proceedings pending before tribunal; status report
658G-7 Emergency order
658G-8 Approval of agreement by tribunal
658G-9 Disqualification of collaborative lawyer and lawyers in associated law firm
658G-10 Low income parties
658G-11 Governmental entity as party
658G-12 Disclosure of information
658G-13 Standards of professional responsibility and mandatory reporting not affected
658G-14 Appropriateness of collaborative law process
658G-15 Coercive or violent relationship
658G-16 Confidentiality of collaborative law communication
658G-17 Privilege against disclosure for collaborative law communication; admissibility; discovery
658G-18 Waiver and preclusion of privilege
658G-19 Limits of privilege
658G-20 Authority of tribunal in case of noncompliance
658G-21 Uniformity of application and construction
658G-22 Relation to Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 658G

  • Articles of organization: means initial, amended, and restated articles of organization and articles of merger. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Business: includes every trade, occupation, profession, and other lawful purpose, whether or not carried on for profit. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Collaborative law communication: means a statement, whether oral or in a record, or verbal or nonverbal, that:

         (1)  Is made to conduct, participate in, continue, or reconvene a collaborative law process; and

         (2)  Occurs after the parties sign a collaborative law participation agreement and before the collaborative law process is concluded. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-108

  • Collaborative law participation agreement: means an agreement by persons to participate in a collaborative law process. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-108
  • Collaborative law process: means a procedure intended to resolve a collaborative matter without intervention by a tribunal in which persons:

         (1)  Sign a collaborative law participation agreement; and

         (2)  Are represented by collaborative lawyers. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-108

  • Collaborative lawyer: means a lawyer who represents a party in a collaborative law process. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-108
  • Collaborative matter: means a dispute, transaction, claim, problem, or issue for resolution including a dispute, claim, or issue in a proceeding which is described in a collaborative law participation agreement. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-108
  • Department: means the department of commerce and consumer affairs. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Director: means the director of commerce and consumer affairs. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • 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 joint or common economic interest, associations and cooperative associations, and state, federal, and foreign governments. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Foreign limited liability company: means an unincorporated entity organized under laws other than the laws of this State which afford limited liability to its owners comparable to the liability under section 428-303 and is not required to obtain a certificate of authority to transact business under any law of this State other than this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Individual: means a natural person. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Law firm: means :

         (1)  Lawyers who practice law together in a partnership, professional corporation, sole proprietorship, limited liability company, or association;

         (2)  Lawyers employed in a legal services organization;

         (3)  Lawyers employed in the legal department of a corporation or other organization; or

         (4)  Lawyers employed in the legal department of a government or governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-108

  • Limited liability company: means a limited liability company organized under this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Manager: means a person, whether or not a member of a manager-managed limited liability company, who is vested with authority under section 428-301(b). See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Manager-managed limited liability company: means a limited liability company which is so designated in its articles of organization. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Member-managed limited liability company: means a limited liability company other than a manager-managed company. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Nonparty participant: means a person, other than a party and the party's collaborative lawyer, that participates in a collaborative law process. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-108
  • Operating agreement: means the agreement under section 428-103 concerning the relations among the members, managers, and limited liability company. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Party: means a person that signs a collaborative law participation agreement and whose consent is necessary to resolve a collaborative matter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-108
  • Person: includes any individual or entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • 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 428-108
  • Principal office: means the office, whether or not in this State, where the principal executive office of a domestic or foreign limited liability company is located. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Proceeding: means :

         (1)  A judicial, administrative, arbitral, or other adjudicative process before a tribunal, including related prehearing and post-hearing motions, conferences, and discovery; or

         (2)  A legislative hearing or similar process. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-108

  • Prospective party: means a person that discusses with a prospective collaborative lawyer the possibility of signing a collaborative law participation agreement. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-108
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-108
  • Related to a collaborative matter: means involving the same parties, transaction or occurrence, nucleus of operative fact, dispute, claim, or issue as the collaborative matter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-108
  • Sign: means , with present intent, to authenticate or adopt a record:

         (1)  To execute or adopt a tangible symbol; or

         (2)  To attach to or logically associate with the record an electronic symbol, sound, or process. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-108

  • Signed: includes any symbol executed or adopted by a person with the present intention to authenticate a record. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Tribunal: means :

         (1)  A court, arbitrator, administrative agency, or other body acting in an adjudicative capacity which, after presentation of evidence or legal argument, has jurisdiction to render a decision affecting a party's interests in a matter; or

         (2)  A legislative body conducting a hearing or similar process. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-108