- STEP BY STEP GUIDE -
STEP 1 - 2 ways to download the required Hawaii divorce papers:
Option A - BLANK HAWAII DIVORCE PAPERS
Option B - HAVE DIVORCE PAPERS FILLED IN FOR YOU!
- $299 Professional Service
STEP 2 - The Spouse that has decided to file for divorce must complete the following forms and be sure to have them filed with the Court Clerk's Office on the Island where you reside and pay the $160 filing fee:
- Hawaii Complaint for Divorce
- Matrimonial Action Information Sheet
STEP 3 - You must inform your spouse of the filing by sending copies of the filed documents (above) and the Appearance and Waiver. You and your spouse will have to meet or you will have to have your spouse send the Appearance and Waiver back to you so that you can deliver the form to the clerk.
*IF YOU HAVE MINOR CHILDREN - Schedule a time to meet with your spouse in order to go to the parental education classes required by the State of Hawaii. Upon completion, you will be given a certificate of completion which you will need to file with the clerk as well as with the forms in the next step.
STEP 4 - You will have to negotiate the terms of the assets and debts the both of you have by jointly filling out and completing the following forms together.