572-28 Suits by and against. A married person may sue and be sued in the same manner as if the person were sole. This section shall be construed to authorize tort suits between spouses. [L 1888, c 11, 5; RL 1925, 2998; RL 1935, 4649; RL 1945, 12370; RL 1955, 325-5; HRS 573-5; ren and am L 1987, c 46, pt of 2; am L 1993, c 70, 2]

 

Cross References

 

Torts, who may sue and for what, see 663-1.

 

Law Journals and Reviews

 

Empowering Battered Women: Changes in Domestic Violence Laws in Hawai`i. 17 UH L. Rev. 575 (1995).

Interspousal Torts: A Procedural Framework for Hawai`i. 19 UH L. Rev. 377 (1997).

 

 

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