Below you will find important information on Hawaii state debt recovery laws including: Hawaii Statutes, Judgments, Garnishments, Interest Rates, and Bad Check Laws.
- Legal: 10%
- Judgment: 10% (no written contract)
STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS (IN YEARS)
- Open Account: 6
- Written Contract: 6
- Sale of Goods: 4
- Domestic Judgment: 10
- Foreign Judgment: 6 for regis./10 after regis.
BAD CHECK LAWS (CIVIL PENALTY)
Damages equal to $100 or triple amount of check, not to exceed $500.
GENERAL GARNISHMENT EXEMPTIONS
95% of 1st $100, 90% of 2nd $100, 80% net wages in excess of $200 per mo. or federal limits, whichever is greater.