Part I.  General Provisions


    580-1 Jurisdiction; hearing

    580-2 Commencement of action; summons

    580-3 Service

  580-3.5 Personal judgment against absent defendant

    580-4 Cross-complaint

    580-5 Proof

    580-6 Guardian ad litem for incompetent defendant

    580-7 Examination of parties to prevent collusion

    580-8 Procedure when collusion suspected

    580-9 Temporary support, etc.

   580-10 Restraining orders; appointment of master

 580-10.5 Automatic restraining order

   580-11 Care, custody, education, and maintenance of children

          pendente lite

   580-12 Sequestration of property

   580-13 Security and enforcement of maintenance and alimony

   580-14 Renumbered

   580-15 County attorneys to represent court

   580-16 Divorce decree, support order; social security number

   580-17 Domestic violence intervention

   580-18 Interpretation of words to be gender-neutral


        Part II.  Annulment

   580-21 Grounds for annulment

   580-22 Nonage

   580-23 Former spouse living

   580-24 Allowance for spouse and family

   580-25 Inheritance by children

   580-26 Lack of mental capacity

   580-27 Legitimacy in case of annulment

   580-28 Physical incapacity

   580-29 No annulment solely on confessions


        Part III.  Divorce

   580-41 Divorce

 580-41.5 Battered spouses; exemption from mediation in divorce


   580-42 Irretrievable breakdown

 580-42.5 Recrimination no defense

   580-43 Repealed

   580-44 Persons affected with Hansen's disease represented by

          attorney general

   580-45 Decree

   580-46 Final judgment; nunc pro tunc entry; validation of

          certain marriages

   580-47 Support orders; division of property

 580-47.5 Notice to parties with children

   580-48 Repealed

   580-49 Support of insane spouse after divorce

   580-50 Repealed

   580-51 Modification of alimony on remarriage

   580-52 Marriage after divorce

   580-53 to 55 Repealed

   580-56 Property rights following dissolution of marriage


        Part IV.  Separation

   580-71 Grounds for separation

 580-71.5 Separation no bar to divorce

   580-72 Married persons may bring action in own name

   580-73 Repealed

   580-74 Support of spouse and children

   580-75 Status of spouse during separation

   580-76 Revocation or modification of separation decrees


Cross References


  Licensed marriage and family therapists, see chapter 451J.


Law Journals and Reviews


  Trauma-Informed Co-Parenting:  How a Shift in Compulsory Divorce Education to Reflect New Brain Development Research Can Promote Both Parents' and Children's Best Interests.  39 UH L. Rev. 37 (2016).


Case Notes


  "Allowance" as used in chapter is synonym for spousal or family support.  73 H. 566, 836 P.2d 1081 (1992).