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Rhode Island Divorce Attorney

Here is a list of Articles by RI Divorce and Family Court Lawyer, David Slepkow

RI Family Court Should Ban term "Supervised Visitation"- Monitored or Assisted Visitation is Appropriate

In Rhode Island Family Court, the Courts award "supervised" visits if there is some concern over the non custodial parents parenting abilities, the parent has a drug problem or there is a lack of parent child bond or for other reasons.

Can a Custodial Parent Waive Child Support in RI Family Court?

Can a parent with physical custody of a child in Rhode Island Waive Child Support? If a custodial parent decides they do not want the other parent to be legally obligated to pay child support then the Court will leave child support "open" When child support is left open it means that the other parent has no legal obligation to pay support to the parent with placement of the children.

Why RI Family Judges do not care that your attorneys fees are exorbitant!

Do not expect to get any sympathy from Rhode Island Family Court Judges about how long the case has gone on and how much the divorce case has cost you. Judges have too many case on their calender to be worried about life stressors of the litigants.

Beware of the Rhode Island Pump and Dump Divorce Lawyer

There are a small group of RI Divorce Attorneys who I call "Pump and Dump Lawyers". Thankfully, there are probably less than 10 of these "jokers" still practicing in Family Court. These Rhode Island Divorce Attorneys will pump up your Family Law case and promise you the world.

Many people Wrongfully Filing Abuse Complaint Only to get Custody of Child

A Complaint protection from Abuse in Rhode Island Family Court is intended to be used by someone Legitimately seeking a restraining order. Someone who has been physically abused by their spouse / the parent of their child or another family member.

Why is there 3 month waiting period to enter Final Judgment of Divorce?

In RI Divorce, the Final Judgment of Divorce may not be entered until three months after the Nominal Divorce Trial or after the contested RI Divorce Trial. The Husband and Wife are legally married during the 91 day period until Final Judgment actually enters.

Divorce in Rhode Island: The Basic Forms to File

In order to file a divorce in RI you are required to file the following forms: 1) a Complaint for Divorce 2) 2 Statement of Children of the Marriage 3) Family Services Counseling Statement 4) DR6 Financial Statement. This form must be on green paper. 5).

Slepkow Slepkow & Associates: Rhode Island Divorce Lawyers, family Law , child custody

David Slepkow is a Rhode Island Divorce Lawyer concentrating in Rhode Island (RI), divorce, family law, child custody, child support, visitation, restraining orders, dcyf, adoptions, relocation out of state, and out of state family law issues. He is a member of the bar in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

Rhode Island Family Law and Divorce Information

In Rhode Island Family Court, the Courts award "supervised" visits if there is some concern over the non custodial parents parenting abilities, the parent has a drug problem or there is a lack of parent child bond or for other reasons. These supervised visits http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supervised_visitation are either for one hour at the Providence Family Court or [...]

About Attorney David Slepkow

Family Law and Divorce Attorney Slepkow enjoys consistent and high ratings within the field of Family Law and related matters, always putting his clients first.

Rhode Island Divorce

An Overview In order for person to have his or her divorce case heard in Rhode Island, he or she must have lived within the state for at least one year immediately before filing the case. Any complaint, either for divorce or for temporary relief should be filed within the county of the complainant.