Jackie Kong, Esq.

Jackie Kong, Esq.

Hawaii Divorce and Family Law Attorney

Property Division During Divorce: A Fair Approach in Hawaii

February 15, 2024

Divorce is a complex and emotional journey that involves making significant decisions about the future, including the division of property. In Hawaii, the law seeks to ensure that property division during divorce is handled fairly, ensuring both parties can move forward on equal footing. This blog aims to demystify the process of property division, highlighting the distinctions between marital and separate property, and how assets and debts are divided. We’ll also share how our firm, The Law Practice of Jackie Kong, approaches these matters to achieve equitable solutions for our clients.

Understanding Marital vs. Separate Property

The first step in property division is distinguishing between marital and separate property.

The Division Process: Seeking Equity

In Hawaii, the division of assets and debts during a divorce is guided by the principle of equity. This means the court looks at several factors to determine a fair division, such as each spouse’s economic situation, the duration of the marriage, and contributions to the family’s welfare, including homemaking and child-rearing.

Our approach at The Law Practice of Jackie Kong is to thoroughly understand your unique situation. We work closely with you to identify and categorize your assets and debts, ensuring a clear distinction between what is considered marital and separate property. Our goal is to protect your interests and rights, striving for an outcome that supports your future financial stability.

Achieving Equitable Solutions

Achieving equitable solutions requires a comprehensive strategy tailored to each client’s specific circumstances. Here’s how our firm navigates this process:


Property division during a divorce in Hawaii is a nuanced process that demands careful consideration and expertise. At The Law Practice of Jackie Kong, we understand the importance of achieving equitable solutions that respect both parties’ contributions to the marriage and safeguard their financial futures. Our commitment is to guide you through this challenging time with compassion, advocacy, and personalized legal strategies designed to achieve fair and just outcomes. If you’re navigating a divorce and concerned about how your property will be divided, reach out to us. Let’s work together to build a strong foundation for your next chapter.

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Jackie Kong, Esq.

Jackie Kong, Esq., a Hawaii Divorce and Family Law Attorney

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