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Legal Statutes: Hawaii

UPDATED October 5, 2016

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Chapter 572C. Reciprocal Beneficiaries

back to top572C-4 Requisites of a valid reciprocal beneficiary relationship

In order to enter into a valid reciprocal beneficiary relationship, it shall be necessary that:

(1) Each of the parties be at least eighteen years old;

(2) Neither of the parties be married, a party to another reciprocal beneficiary relationship, or a partner in a civil union;

(3) The parties be legally prohibited from marrying one another under chapter 572;

(4) Consent of either party to the reciprocal beneficiary relationship has not been obtained by force, duress, or fraud; and

(5) Each of the parties sign a declaration of reciprocal beneficiary relationship as provided in section 572C-5.

Laws 1997, ch. 383, § 1; Laws 2012, ch. 267, § 11, eff. Jan. 1, 2012.