Blog Posts in Family Law

All Posts
  • If My Fiance Has Full Custody of His Daughter Can His Mom Keep Her from Him?
    If My Fiance Has Full Custody of His Daughter Can His Mom Keep Her from Him?

    If My Fiance Has Full Custody of His Daughter Can His Mom Keep Her from Him? The family court always retains jurisdiction over child custody. If a child is removed from state without permission, the ...

    Read More
  • If I Remarry, What Portion of My Home Is New Spouse Entitled to...?
    If I Remarry, What Portion of My Home Is New Spouse Entitled to...?

    This is very common in RI. Most local banks and credit unions pursue these debts vigorously. The limitations period is 10 years. You should contact me for an appointment before they begin litigation.

    Read More
  • Can a Child Be Adopted by an Uncle?
    Can a Child Be Adopted by an Uncle?

    In rhode island is it possible for a child to be adopted by an uncle, grandparent or other male relative when Childs father has never bothered with them in 6 years and never paid a dime. If he gives ...

    Read More
  • Can I Enforce the Divorce Decree in Rhode Island, Since It's Been Since 2010. No Sell by or Pay by Date Was Ever Given?
    Can I Enforce the Divorce Decree in Rhode Island, Since It's Been Since 2010. No Sell by or Pay by Date Was Ever Given?

    I can not get my ex to give me my half of the home we shared in Rhode island. It’s stated on the divorce decree, but my attorney nor my exes gave a date which to pay me by. Therefore my ex is refusing ...

    Read More
  • Amicable Divorce Questions
    Amicable Divorce Questions

    What’s the best way to proceed with an amicable divorce in Rhode Island and what should I expect to pay? All assets and liabilities have already been decided on how we are splitting with full ...

    Read More
  • 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 ...

    Read More