658H-1 Short title
658H-2 Definitions
658H-3 Scope
658H-4 Privilege against disclosure; admissibility; discovery
658H-5 Waiver and preclusion of privilege
658H-6 Exceptions to privilege
658H-7 Prohibited mediator reports
658H-8 Confidentiality
658H-9 Mediator’s disclosure of conflicts of interest; background
658H-10 Participation in mediation
658H-11 International commercial mediation
658H-12 Relation to Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act
658H-13 Application to existing agreements or referrals

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 658H - Uniform Mediation Act

  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Certificate of limited partnership: means the certificate required by section425E-201. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425E-102
  • 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.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • county: includes the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-22
  • Director: means the director of the department of commerce and consumer affairs. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425E-102
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • 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.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • General partner: means :

         (1)  With respect to a limited partnership, a person that:

              (A)  Becomes a general partner under section 425E-401; or

              (B)  Was a general partner in a limited partnership when the limited partnership became subject to this chapter under section 425E-1204(a) or (b); and

         (2)  With respect to a foreign limited partnership, a person that has rights, powers, and obligations similar to those of a general partner in a limited partnership. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425E-102

  • 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.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Limited partner: means :

         (1)  With respect to a limited partnership, a person that:

              (A)  Becomes a limited partner under section 425E-301; or

              (B)  Was a limited partner in a limited partnership when the limited partnership became subject to this chapter under section 425E-1204(a) or (b); and

         (2)  With respect to a foreign limited partnership, a person that has rights, powers, and obligations similar to those of a limited partner in a limited partnership. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425E-102

  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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.
  • Partner: means a limited partner or general partner. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425E-102
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Partnership agreement: means the partners' agreement, whether oral, implied, in a record, or in any combination, concerning the limited partnership. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425E-102
  • Person: includes any individual or entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425E-102
  • Person dissociated as a general partner: means a person dissociated as a general partner of a limited partnership. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425E-102
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Principal office: means the office where the principal executive office of a limited partnership or foreign limited partnership is located, whether or not the office is located in this State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425E-102
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • 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 425E-102
  • Required information: means the information that a limited partnership is required to maintain under section 425E-111. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425E-102
  • 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, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425E-102
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Transfer: includes an assignment, conveyance, deed, bill of sale, lease, mortgage, security interest, encumbrance, gift, and transfer by operation of law. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425E-102
  • Transferable interest: means a partner's right to receive distributions. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425E-102
  • Transferee: means a person to which all or part of a transferable interest has been transferred, whether or not the transferor is a partner. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425E-102