We offer a Broad Range of Law Services
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1. Uncontested Divorce:
All issues in the case have been agreed to by the parties regarding division of marital assets, assignment of debts, medical and dental coverage, children issues, and alimony.
2. Contested Divorce:
A case in which one or more issues cannot be resolved without the Court’s intervention and may require a trial.
Parents are trying to obtain a court order that the child/children reside with them.
4. Joint/Sole Custody:
Issues involving the decision-making part of being a parent. Joint custody meaning both parents have an equal say in making the major decisions regarding their child/children including, but not limited to medical, educational, and religious decisions. Sole custody means only one parent makes the major decisions regarding their child/children.
5. Visitation Rights/Parenting Time:
A case involving the right of a non-physical custodial parent’s right to visit with their child/children. Petitions to establish a parent’s visitation rights/ parenting time to their child/children. Contempt issues regarding the denial of one parent’s visitation time by the other parent. Modification/changing of the visitation schedule for numerous reasons. Motions to attempt to deny visitation for various reasons.
6. Child Support:
Filing a petition to establish a child support order. Contempt motions to enforce a child support order. Motions to modify/change a child support order for various reasons. Motions to terminate a child support order for various reasons.
7. Uncontested Adoptions:
Both biological parents agree/consent to the adoption taking place without the necessity of a trial.
8. Contested Adoptions:
One or both biological parents do not agree to the adoption taking place and a trial is needed to terminate the biological parents’ rights to the child/children.
9. Miscellaneous Petitions:
Cases where the parents have never been married and there are no Family Court orders specifying the parents’ rights and obligations to their minor child/children. The Miscellaneous Petition establishes the parental rights and obligations to the minor child/children.
10. Relocation Cases:
Issues involving a parent seeking to permanently leave the state of Rhode Island with the child/children. The law firm provides representation for parents attempting to leave Rhode Island and it also provides representation to those parents who attempt to prevent the other parent from permanently leaving Rhode Island with the child/children. Representation is provided for all issues arising under the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Enforcement Act and Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act.