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Child Support

Self-Help Information

  • Child Support Enforcement Agency: Frequently Asked Questions

    A list of commonly asked questions about Child Support Enforcement in Hawaii. Read More

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    State of Hawaii Child Support Enforcement Agency
  • Child Support Guidelines for Hawaii Island

    State law requires the Family Court, the Child Support Enforcement Agency, and the Office of Child Support Hearings to use these Guidelines for all child support cases. Read More

    By:
    Hawaii State Judiciary
  • Child Support Guidelines for Maui

    State law requires the Family Court, the Child Support Enforcement Agency, and the Office of Child Support Hearings to use these Guidelines for all child support cases. Read More

    By:
    Hawaii State Judiciary
  • Child Support Guidelines for Oahu

    State law requires the Family Court, the Child Support Enforcement Agency, and the Office of Child Support Hearings to use these Guidelines for all child support cases. Read More

    By:
    Hawaii State Judiciary
  • Family Court Forms for Hawaii Island

    Download family court forms for divorce, custody, child support, and temporary restraining orders for Hawaii Island (Third Circuit) Read More

    By:
    Hawaii State Judiciary
  • Family Court Forms for Maui

    View and download family court forms for divorce, custody, temporary restraining orders, adoption, guardianship, and paternity on Maui (Second Circuit). Read More

    By:
    Hawaii State Judiciary
  • Family Court Forms for Oahu

    View and download family court forms for divorce, custody, child support, temporary restraining orders, adoption, guardianship, and paternity on Oahu (First Circuit) Read More

    By:
    Hawaii State Judiciary
  • How to Enforce a Child Support Order

    When the responsible parent fails to meet the child support obligation, the Child Support Enforcement Agency (CSEA) takes action to enforce the order of support. Read More

    By:
    Child Support Enforcement Agency
  • How to Establish Child Support

    Learn about the two ways child support can be established Read More

    By:
    Department of the Attorney General
  • How to Modify a Child Support Order

    Information on how to change a child support order in Hawaii Read More

    By:
    Office of Child Support Enforcement
  • Request a Hearing for Child Support

    Parties to an administrative child support proceeding may request a hearing if they object to a proposed action by the Child Support Enforcement Agency (CSEA). Read More

    By:
    Office of Child Support Hearings
  • Self-Help Centers & Access to Justice Rooms

    The Hawaii Court Self-Help Centers and Access to Justice Rooms are a joint effort of the Hawaii State Judiciary, the Hawaii Access To Justice Commission, the Hawaii State Bar Association, local bar associations, and the Legal Aid Society of Hawaii to help self-represented litigants better understand their rights and the court process. This is a free program provided by the help of volunteer attorneys. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
  • Self-Help Form: Ex Parte Motion and Declaration to Advance or Expedite Hearing

    Use this interactive interview to assist you in completing either 1) A motion requesting that the court move your hearing to an earlier date (Advance Hearing) OR 2) A motion requesting that the court speeds up the time it normally takes to receive and consider a response (Expedite Hearing). Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
  • Self-Help Form: Paternity Modification Part 1 - Oahu (First Circuit)

    Use this interactive interview if you would like to complete the first set of forms required to request relief (modification/enforcement of existing custody, visitation, and child support orders) after a paternity judgment has been entered and if you will file in Family Court of the First Circuit (Oahu). Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
  • Self-Help Form: Paternity Modification Part 2 - Oahu (First Circuit)

    Use this interactive interview if you would like to complete the last form required to request relief (modification/enforcement of existing custody, visitation, and child support orders) after a paternity judgment has been entered and if you will file in Family Court of the First Circuit (Oahu). Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Society of Hawaii