2016 Hawaii Revised Statutes
TITLE 31. FAMILY
574. Names
574-1 Married persons; civil union partners.

HI Rev Stat § 574-1 (2016) What's This?

§574-1 Married persons; civil union partners. Upon marriage or civil union, each of the parties to a marriage or partners in a civil union shall declare the middle and last names each will use as a married person or civil union partner. The last name or names chosen may be any middle or last name legally used at any time, past or present, by either spouse or partner, or any combination of such names, which may, but need not, be separated by a hyphen. The middle name or names chosen may be any middle or last name legally used at any time, past or present, by either spouse or partner, or any combination of such names, which may, but need not, be separated by a hyphen. [L 1860, p 32, §1; RL 1925, §3119; RL 1935, §4663; RL 1945, §12384; RL 1955, §327-1; HRS §574-1; am L 1975, c 114, §1; am L 1991, c 121, §1; am L 1993, c 346, §1; am L 2012, c 267, §13]

Note

The 2012 amendment is retroactive to January 1, 2012. L 2012, c 267, §20.

Case Notes

Mentioned: 57 H. 82, 549 P.2d 739.

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