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Property Division

What is the Marital Partnership Model?

Hawaii is a unique state when it comes to divorce. The state does use equitable distribution rules, which are included in the model called the Marital Partnership Model.  The Marital Partnership Model sees marriages as a business partnership. It recognizes that both...

Who gets the house in a divorce?

Your spouse files for divorce. You know this is eventually going to mean you have to find a new place to live, but what does that process look like? Who gets to keep the home? First and foremost, you can stay in the house if you legally own it, even after the divorce...