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  • If a Seller Does Not Meet the Closing Date Does the Buyer Have a Right to Deposits?
    If a Seller Does Not Meet the Closing Date Does the Buyer Have a Right to Deposits?

    Typically no unless time was of the essence. RI courts generally look at extensions or request for extensions as reasonable requests. Depending on the amount of the deposit you may way a lawyer to ...

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  • If I Was Granted Legal Guardianship in Oregon and I Live in Ri, Do I Have to Go Back to Oregon to Give up Legal Guardianship?
    If I Was Granted Legal Guardianship in Oregon and I Live in Ri, Do I Have to Go Back to Oregon to Give up Legal Guardianship?

    No. Rhode Island will enforce an out of state court order as long as it has jurisdiction ie the children reside in Rhode Island. Most of the time, a petition is filed in Rhode Island family court to ...

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  • What Are Visitation Rights for Grandparents in RI?
    What Are Visitation Rights for Grandparents in RI?

    RI has a statute that governs grandparents rights. Initially you have to have requested visitation and been unreasonably denied. Next you need to petition the family court for visitation. Having ...

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  • Creditor Won Judgement No Means to Pay...Lawyer Continues to Call SSDI Only Income..Lawyer Continues to Call?
    Creditor Won Judgement No Means to Pay...Lawyer Continues to Call SSDI Only Income..Lawyer Continues to Call?

    Regardless of how much you owe once the creditor obtains a judgment they have 20 years to collect. That’s a long time to harass someone for the money. While your eligible bankrupt may be a good ...

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  • Can I Move out of State If My Child's Father Is Not on the Birth Certificate?
    Can I Move out of State If My Child's Father Is Not on the Birth Certificate?

    If there is no standing family court order then yes. After 6 months of residence jurisdiction over the child would be there. Good luck.

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  • Probate and Estate
    Probate and Estate

    I was told I need a letter of administration to access the medical records of my father, deceased 14 years. Courts I’ve called don’t seem to know how to go about it. This is simply for medical reasons ...

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