Testimony Needed for Family Abandonment Bill on 3/21/12


allows impoverished family court plaintiffs and petitioners to serve notice by posting pleadings at the courthouse in lieu of notice by publication, subject to order of the court, demonstration of a diligent search, and mailing of the pleadings to the defendant or respondent, and to the defendant’s or respondent’s closest known relative. Effective July 1, 2050. (SB3008 HD1)
The bill is scheduled to be heard by the House Judiciary Committee (JUD) on Wednesday, 03-21-12, 2:15PM in House conference room 325. Please email testimony to JUDtestimony@capitol.hawaii.gov 24 hours prior to the hearing. (Note: Late testimony is usually accepted, but may not make it into the official record).

Here is a link to the bill:

Contact my aide, Wally Inglis, if you need assistance or have any questions, at 586-7793.

Please spread the word.

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