Plaintiffs filed a lawsuit claiming that the State of Hawai`i did not pay enough for monthly foster care maintenance payments, permanency assistance, adoption assistance, and higher education payments. They claimed that the payments were too low under federal law, under state law, under the Department of Human Services’ administrative rules, and under the terms of agreements between resource caregivers and DHS.
Hawai`i Class Actions
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The parties in this class action lawsuit have reached a settlement agreement. The class of eligible members is CLOSED. If you are a class member eligible to receive free services, you will receive notification by mail from us soon. Lawsuit on Behalf of Young Adults in Special Education Excluded from School Before Age 22. The parties settled this class action lawsuit in December 2017. Please visit our Newsletter page for more information.