Hawaii Presumed (Putative) Father Laws

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Presumed (Putative) Fathers
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Does State have a Putative Father Registry:

Registry/Paternity Requirements to Receive Notice

584-6(a)(1); 571-61(b)
Must file within 30 days after child's birth if mother relinquishes child for adoption.
May file any time:

Prior to the date of execution by the mother of a valid consent to child's adoption.
Prior to placement of the child with adoptive parents.
No later than 3 years after child reaches the age of majority.
If the court finds that good cause exists why notice should not be given, and that:
The father is not the legal, adjudicated, or presumed father.
The father has not demonstrated a reasonable degree of interest in, or concern or responsibility for the child,
the court may terminate rights without notice to the father.

Information Contained in Registry/Claim


Not addressed in statutes reviewed.

Revocation of Claim to Paternity


Not addressed in statutes reviewed.

Access to Information Maintained in Registry


Not addressed in statutes reviewed.
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