Child Support

Primary Sources

  1. Chapters 576B, 576D, 576E Child Support; Chapter 580 Annulment, Divorce & Separation in:
  2. Title 42, Chapter 7, Subchapter IV, Part D Child Support & Establishment of Paternity in:
    • United States Code [KF62 2000 A2]
      Available at SCLL
    • United States Code Annotated [KF65 U5]
      Available at SCLL, 2d, 3d, 5th
    • United States Code Service [KF65 U8]
  3. Title 5, Dept. of the Attorney General, Subtitle 3 Chapters 31 & 34 – Child Support Enforcement in:
  4. Hawai‘i Family Court Rules in:
    • Hawai‘i Rules of Court [KFH529 A2]
    • Hawai‘i Revised Statutes Annotated: Court Rules Annotated [KFH30 A4 Rules]
    • Hawai‘i Court Rules – State [KFH529 W52]
  5. Hawai‘i. Family Court of the First Circuit.
    Amended Child Support Guidelines (effective February 15, 2015)
    [DESK KFH104.8 A2]
    Available at SCLL
  6. Hawai‘i. Family Court.
    Pro Se Instructions for Appeals From the Administrative Orders of the Office of Child Support Hearings in the Family Court of the First Circuit State of Hawai‘i. 1994.
    [DESK KFH104.8 H29]
    Available at SCLL

Secondary Sources

  • Encyclopedias
    1. American Jurisprudence, 2d.
      [KF154 A42]
      Subject Heading: Divorce & Separation
    2. Corpus Juris Secundum
      [KF154 C81]
      Subject Heading: Divorce
    3. Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law
      [REF KF387 G13]
      Available at SCLL
      Subject Heading: Family Law, Child Support/Custody
  • Manuals
    1. Dobbs, Marion F. Determining Child and Spousal Support. West Group, 1997. [KF549 D65 1995]
      Available at SCLL
    2. Hawai‘i Divorce Manual, edited by William C. Darrah, Hawai‘i State Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2000. [KFH100 H30 2000]
  • Finding Aids/Indexes
    1. Hawai‘i Digest [KFH57 H31] and Westlaw
      Topic: Child support
      Key Numbers: §§1-669, 76ek1-669
    2. Hawai‘i CARD Network (Select SCLL)
      Keywords: Child support, Divorce
    3. LegalTrac (electronic periodical index)
      Subject search terms: Child support-laws, regulations & rules; Support-domestic relations; Desertion & non-support-remedies
    4. American Law Reports [KF132 A47]
      Digest: Divorce and separation, Custody and support of children
  • Internet Resources
    1. Zimmerman’s Research Guide
      Look under the topic of “Family Law”
    2. Nolo.com
      From the Get Informed pull-down menu, select “Divorce & Family Law” link
  • Agencies & Organizations
    1. Judiciary Self-Help Center Info
    2. Department of the Attorney General Child Support Enforcement Agency
      601 Kamokila Boulevard, Suite 251
      Kapolei, HI 96707
      (808) 692-8265
      (888) 317-9081 (Neighbor Islands)
    3. Department of the Attorney General Office of Child Support Hearings
      601 Kamokila Boulevard, Suite 436
      Kapolei, HI 96707
      (808) 692-7110