580-75 Status of spouse during separation. Every decree of separation shall have the effect of allowing each of the spouses to sue or be sued, to alienate and convey property, to make contracts, and to do all other acts as if the spouse were an unmarried person. [CC 1859, 1339; RL 1925, 2990; RL 1935, 4487; RL 1945, 12339; RL 1955, 324-64; HRS 580-75; am L 1984, c 158, 1]

 

Case Notes

 

Effect of separation upon the parties. 42 H. 279 (1958).

 

 

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