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When Can I Ask the RI Family Court to Modify My Child Support?

Child support is one of those family law issues that often stirs up acrimony between the two parents. The paying parent often resents handing over that check each month, feeling as if they are “supporting” their ex’s lifestyle and the receiving parent often feels that monthly amount doesn’t even come close to covering the costs Read More

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Detecting Signs of Child Abuse and Neglect

Unfortunately, just like adults, not all children speak up when they have been abused or neglected. As such, it is often the responsibility of adult family and friends to keep a close eye on the child and parent when abuse is suspected. However, the signs and symptoms are sometimes incredibly hard to spot. Physical abuse Read More

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How Does Mental Illness Affect Child Custody and Visitation?

When it comes time for a judge to determine custody and visitation rights, the child’s well-being always takes priority. The court will always choose in favor of the child’s physical, mental, behavioral, and emotional well-being, and custody and visitation will be granted accordingly. In deciding how parenting time should be divided between each parent, the Read More

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Helping Your Children Adjust to Divorce

There is no denying that parents getting a divorce is difficult for any child to go through. Some people are under the misconception that divorce is the most difficult for younger children, but the truth is that children of all ages can have a difficult time adjusting to this major change in their lives. Research Read More

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Meeting with a Divorce Attorney

If you are considering ending your marriage or have already decided that you want to file for a divorce, the first step you should take is consulting with a Rhode Island divorce attorney. The divorce process can be a complex – and emotional – one, so having a skilled attorney advocating for your best interest Read More

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Why Is the Divorce Rate Going Up During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Marriage can be difficult under the best of circumstances, with couples dealing with financial issues, disagreements about parenting, sharing household responsibilities, and even boredom. When you add to those issues the stress of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, it is no wonder that the divorce rate has been spiking over the past several months. According Read More

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Co-Parenting: Tips for a Successful Holiday Season

When parents divorce, there are many issues that need to be addressed in any final child custody order from the court. These issues include the allocation of parental responsibilities, which parent the child will live with, and how much parenting time the other parent will get. All of these details should be included in the Read More

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Determining a Spouse’s Income in a Rhode Island Divorce

There are a number of important issues that need to be addressed when a couple makes the decision to get a divorce in Rhode Island. If the couple has children, then decisions need to be made regarding the custody of those children, as well as any child support obligations. There are many financial issues that Read More

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Protecting Your Credit After a Divorce

There are so many emotional issues that people deal with while going through a divorce that they can sometimes overlook financial issues that can have a negative impact on their lives. One of the most common is how divorce can affect your credit, even after the divorce becomes final. The following are some key steps Read More

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Evidence and Documentation in Child Custody Cases

Not all marriages or separations end peacefully. While most parents usually agree on joint legal custody, it is how physical custody will be decided and how much parenting time the noncustodial parent will have that can quickly turn a divorce even more acrimonious. When you are engaged in a child custody dispute, it is important Read More

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