709-900 Illegally marrying
709-901 Concealing the corpse of an infant
709-902 Abandonment of a child
709-903 Persistent nonsupport
709-903.5 Endangering the welfare of a minor in the first degree
709-904 Endangering the welfare of a minor in the second degree
709-904.5 Compensation by an adult of juveniles for crimes; grade or class of offense increased
709-905 Endangering the welfare of an incompetent person
709-906 Abuse of family or household members; penalty

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 709 - Offenses Against the Family and Against Incompetents

  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • 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.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Commissioner: means the insurance commissioner. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:14G-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.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • 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.
  • plan: means a health plan as defined in section 431:10A, or chapter 432 or 432D, regardless of form, offered or administered by a health care insurer, including but not limited to a mutual benefit society or health maintenance organization, or voluntary employee beneficiary associations, but shall not include disability insurers licensed under chapter 431. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:14G-102
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Rate: means every rate, charge, classification, schedule, practice, or rule. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:14G-102
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.