Murder Sentencing Guidelines – Minimum to Maximum for Every State

Skip to State by State Overview of Murder Sentences The minimum and maxiumum sentence for murder varies depending on the jurisdiction and the specific degree or classification of the murder charge. In the United States, for example, minimum sentences can differ significantly among states and even within different degrees of murder (e.g., first-degree, second-degree, and … Read more

Hawaii Hit and Run Laws

291C-13, Hawaii hit and run law, requires you to stop and aid any injured person after an accident. Failure to stop is a misdemeanor or felony. Quick take: An accident becomes a felony or misdemeanor if the driver flees the scene. Offering aid or reasonable assistance to victims is a legal requirement. You may leave … Read more

Hawaii Sexting Laws

Hawaii Sexting Laws

According to Hawaii sexting laws, knowingly commanding, requesting, or encouraging a minor to use an electronic device to send or receive nudes or sexually explicit content is a misdemeanor, punishable by up to one year in prison Quick take: Teenage/minor sexting is prohibited under Hawaii sexting laws. Hawaii sexting laws do not prevent prosecutors from … Read more

Hawaii Whistleblower Laws

Whistleblower laws in Hawaii at the state level

A Summary of Hawaii Whistleblower Laws Hawaii follows the employment-at-will doctrine. Under this doctrine, employees can be fired for any reason or no reason. However, there are exceptions to this rule which are used to protect employees. This includes common law protections and statutory protections. Common law protections are laws that are created in courts … Read more

Hawaii Lemon Law

Lemon Laws as they apply to the state of Hawaii

Hawaii Lemon Laws – Summary Hawaii’s lemon laws state that if a buyer or lessee of a vehicle finds a major fault in it – which is labeled as irreparable after a certain number of valid attempts by the vehicle manufacturer to repair it – the manufacturer is liable to repurchase or replace the faulty … Read more

Hawaii Child Support Laws

Child Support Laws in the state of Hawaii

Everything you need to know about Child Support Laws in Hawaii. Updated 2020. Hawaii child support guidelines place parental care as the responsibility of both parents, consequently, both parents whether married or unmarried must cater to their child’s needs. According to modifications made in 2014, these guidelines must be followed UNLESS there is an exceptional … Read more

Hawaii Car Seat Laws

A Summary of Child Car Seat Laws in Hawaii Rear-facing seats can be used by children until they weigh 20 pounds or more and are at least 1 year old. Children should exceed the rear-facing weight and height limit before transitioning to the next seat. The law requires children 4 years or older but younger … Read more

Hawaii Statute of Limitations

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Statute of Limitations HI- Summary Hawaii’s statute of limitations establishes a deadline before which civil cases – such as lawsuits – must be filed in the state. In relation to criminal charges, it also prevents prosecutors from charging an individual with a crime after a specified period of time has passed. The statutes of limitations … Read more

Hawaii Recording Laws

Hawaii Recording Law Summary: Is Hawaii a One Party Consent State? Hawaii recording law stipulates that it is a one-party consent state. In Hawaii, it is a criminal offense to use any device to record or disclose communications, whether they are wire, oral or electronic, without the consent of at least one person taking part … Read more