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Don’t Involve Social Media In Your Child Custody Dispute

Social media networking outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and others have opened doors for people to keep in-touch and keep tabs on each other. While this is a good Read More

Preparing for an Initial Consultation: What to Discuss with Your Divorce Lawyer

When you finally come to the conclusion that divorce is a necessary step in your life, your emotions are likely all over the place. For some people, it may be Read More

Are You At Risk for “Catching” Divorce?

As if managing marriage isn’t challenging enough—now married couples are facing research showing divorce can actually be contagious. That’s right—just like you can catch the flu, you may be able to Read More

Avoiding an Arduous Child Custody Battle

Divorce is already hard enough for everyone involved. It takes a huge toll on a family, including children, but when a child custody battle becomes part of that divorce, it becomes Read More

Divorced Yet Still Living Together: Can It Work?

A Canadian couple has found a way to make their divorce work — and it involves continuing to live under the same roof. Following a new trend in post-divorce living Read More

What to Expect Before You Go to Court

While divorce trials are becoming progressively rarer in Rhode Island, litigation is still the only option for reaching a divorce settlement in particularly acrimonious separations. Specific events and factors make Read More

How Is a Business Valued During a Rhode Island Divorce?

Property division is often one of the most contentious issues in a Rhode Island divorce. The process becomes even more complex when one or both of the spouses own a Read More

Keeping a Family Business Intact During a Divorce

If you have spent years building your family business, the last thing you want is for it to be decimated during your divorce. There is no doubt that divorces can Read More

What Happens to My Retirement Accounts When I Get Divorced?

Once you have made the difficult decision to divorce, one of the most important decisions you face is how to divide the marital property, including pension and retirement benefits. These Read More

Obtaining Alimony Under Special Circumstances

In Rhode Island, alimony awards are quite limited and designed to provide short-term support to allow the recipient spouse to become financially independent and self-sufficient after divorce. Since state law Read More

Rhode Island Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage — and Divorce

When same-sex marriage became legal in Rhode Island on August 1, 2013, so did same-sex divorce. Although same-sex couples have the same legal protections now as heterosexual couples, they do Read More

What is a Pleading in a Rhode Island Divorce Case?

When you are filing for divorce, you may encounter some unfamiliar legal terms. Laypeople often find themselves confused about certain terminology, such as the word “pleading.” A pleading is a Read More

How to Obtain a Quick Divorce

When a couple decides to dissolve a marriage, it could be a year before the divorce is actually finalized. In contested divorces in which couples have high assets, children and Read More

Can I Resolve My Divorce Without Going to Court?

In Rhode Island, you must attend a minimum of one court hearing when filing for divorce. However, during an uncontested divorce, you might only need to attend that first hearing. Read More

When You Need A Divorce Modification

The day your divorce decree is finalized, you may believe you are done with family court proceedings. However, what if your life circumstances change and you can no longer meet Read More

Is Rhode Island a No Fault Divorce State?

Yes, Rhode Island is a no fault divorce state. This means parties do not have to provide “grounds” for divorce. Either spouse can file for divorce simply because the marriage Read More

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