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Form 1F-P-163 Complaint for Divorce

Form 1F-P-163 Complaint for Divorce

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Form 1F-P-163 Complaint for Divorce

 

INSTRUCTIONS: HAWAII COMPLAINT FOR DIVORCE (Form 1F-P-163)

To initiate the divorce process in Hawaii, one spouse must fill out a complaint for divorce. This form 1F-P-163 can be found on the website of the state of Hawaii.

Hawaii Complaint For Divorce 1F-P-163 Step 1: Enter your full name in the space for the plaintiff, and your spouse's name in the slot for the defendant.

Hawaii Complaint For Divorce 1F-P-163 Step 2: On the right, indicate whether you or an attorney is completing this form. Include the full name, address and a phone number for the person completing the document.

Hawaii Complaint For Divorce 1F-P-163 Step 3: In section three, indicate whether you have any children and list how many. List all minor children the couple had during the marriage whether they are not dependant on them, as well as any children the wife had during marriage from another man. You should also indicate if the wife is pregnant.

Hawaii Complaint For Divorce 1F-P-163 Step 4: In section four, indicate your wishes for who should have legal and physical custody. You may request that you or your spouse be awarded these rights, or that they be granted jointly. Indicate your wishes for reasonable or supervised visitation for the parent without custody.

Hawaii Complaint For Divorce 1F-P-163 Step 5: Under section seven, indicate whether you are requesting alimony and whether your spouse is or is not entitled to alimony payments from you.

Hawaii Complaint For Divorce 1F-P-163 Step 6: Under section eight, check the box next to the statement of the three listed which describes your grounds for divorce.

Hawaii Complaint For Divorce 1F-P-163 Step 7: Sign and date the form.

Hawaii Complaint For Divorce 1F-P-163 Step 8: Submit this document to your family court along with a Summons and Matrimonial Action Information Sheet. A filing fee will be charged. You may file an application to waive this fee if you cannot afford it.

 


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