Divorce Lawyer In RI

Choosing Your Ideal Divorce Lawyer in RI

How to Chose the Ideal Divorce Lawyer When you decide to hire an attorney for your divorce in ri, there are some things you should consider. The first thing to think about is that you need to be realistic in…

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Questions An LGBT Attorney Will Ask Before Your Divorce

Divorce and Custody Battles for LGBT People Require Gay-Friendly Lawyers Divorce is a stressful experience in just about every circumstance. But same-sex partners going through divorce face, even more, challenges due to ever-changing laws. Child custody battles create even more…

Planning For Divorce In Rhode Island

Planning For Divorce In Rhode Island

Susan T. Perkins, Esq., Can Help You In The Process of Planning for Divorce in Rhode Island Going through a divorce can be one of the most stressful things in your life, and we certainly don’t envy those who have…

child custody tips for dads

Child Custody Tips for Dads

The divorce process is extremely difficult for anyone that’s going through it. These hard times usually cause a person to react in ways that negatively affect the case. Be aware that before court proceedings the court will review and evaluate…

COVID 19 Update RI MA CT Courts

COVID-19 Update – RI, MA and CT Courts

The Rhode Island Courts are closed until at least 5/17 per Governor Raimondo.  The Courts are open for emergencies only, like restraining order cases, and custody issues. The Massachusetts and Connecticut Courts are closed until further notice, but are hearing…

same-sex divorce

Same-Sex Divorce With Children Involved

If you or anyone you know has ever gotten a divorce you are aware that the situation can have an even more severe impact if children are involved. Whether the children feel that they are losing their mother or their father it…

common law marriage

What is a Common Law Marriage?

In the legal world, there are many issues that remain in a gray area. Common Law marriage is one such issue. While some states allow it, others don’t. And every state handles the issue differently. Understanding common law marriage is…

marijuana DUI

Marijuana DUI: The Burden of Proof

All DUIs are not the same. Proving an alcohol-involved DUI is as simple as submitting a blood test or breathalyzer to the court. However, a marijuana-involved DUI is a different process. Proving that a driver’s ability was compromised by marijuana…

Variations in Prenup Laws (1)

Variations in Prenup Laws

Marriage and divorce law are complex issues. Although a prenup agreement should make the process of marriage and divorce easier, it sometimes adds to the confusion. Find out how prenuptial agreements vary according to situations. Before you get a prenup,…

same-sex couple adoptions

Challenges Faced By Same Sex Couple Adoption

Gay rights have come leaps and bounds over the last couple of decades, but one area that lags is adoption. Adopting a child is by no means an easy process even for heterosexual couples, but same-sex couple adoption can be…

Debt in a Divorce

Splitting Debt in a Divorce

If debt wasn’t an issue for you or your spouse in a divorce, consider yourself quite lucky. The simple truth is that most Americans are in some form of debt. It’s incredibly common for two people to enter and subsequently…

Child Custody Across International Borders

Tips For Handling Child Custody Across International Borders

If you’ve been through a child custody hearing, you know that every detail matters. Custody arrangements and co-parenting plans are designed to make life after divorce easier. They help families stay connected. They also offer a sense of structure. However,…