Questions Answered by Neville Bedford

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law for Rhode Island on Nov 22, 2013

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You might consider hiring an attorney to represent and assist you - it could cost less than the trip.
 
 

2 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Rhode Island on Mar 4, 2013

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When your motion is heard be sure to ask the court to suspend the interest until you get back to work. That 12% statutory interest adds up fast.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Rhode Island on Nov 29, 2013

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Computers may be perfect ... but the people operating them oft are not. Get in touch with your case worker and see if you can't get it straightened out... unless new girlfriend has already agreed to pay.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Rhode Island on Aug 26, 2013

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You may also be asked to forgo all state benefits - including health insurance for your child. Sometimes when the state collects child support, they are attempting to recover from the father for benefits (we) they have already given to the child. ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Rhode Island on Oct 9, 2013

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Sure, fighting is always an option. Sadly, the outcome is not guaranteed and the process has costs in terms of opportunities lost, tangible and otherwise. Only he can fight his case as it is unlikely the child has been adjudicated as yours. If he admitted ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Rhode Island on Oct 24, 2013

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Ceasing garnishment implies your obligation is satisfied. Any local attorney should be able to assist you with that. It is a fairly simple document to get.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Rhode Island on Sep 26, 2013

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Help them find them. You are most likely to know people who know where he is(family, friends, etc). The alternatives are to employ a private investigator or pay for advertising - which can be quite costly.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Rhode Island on Sep 28, 2013

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If the divorce was heard in Rhode Island, Rhode Island law will continue to control. So, in short, likely yes.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Rhode Island on Oct 8, 2013

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This doesn't make sense. If you have sole custody, how did mom get possession? Nevertheless, these questions are best discussed privately, in a meeting with a local attorney. Make sure to keep all court orders and documents well organized so as to ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Rhode Island on Oct 16, 2013

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This is a great question to discuss with a qualified attorney in private. DCYF is charged with protecting the children of this state. They have wide latitude in effecting that mission and your best protection for your rights and those of your children is ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Rhode Island on Nov 7, 2013

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The Law require continued coverage with some caveats and exceptions. Discuss this with your lawyer or a competent local practitioner of family law. Here you will find thestatute: http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/t itle27/27-20.4/INDEX.HTM
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Rhode Island on Jul 29, 2013

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This is very possible especially if everyone is in agreement (both parents of the child, and you) this should be a relatively simple matter. Meet with a qualified family court attorney to ensure it is done properly and well documented.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Rhode Island on Jul 9, 2013

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Be sure to consult with a Rhode Island Family court attorney - RI Legal Services is a good place to start if you are the mother on state assistance. This will enable you to discern whether he is receiving SSI or SSDI and understand the various ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Rhode Island on Jul 7, 2013

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Encourage him to consult with a Family Court attorney to assist in the petition to the court.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Rhode Island on Jun 20, 2013

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Depending on your household income, you may qualify for cost free assistance from Rhode Island Legal Services. If you do not qualify for their no cost services, you may try the Rhode Island Bar Association lawyer referral service and see if you qualify for ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Rhode Island on May 1, 2013

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Consult with a local family court attorney to review the file and see if there has been a motion pending and for how along along with other factual details that will give insight on the question you posit. (I) help@401divorce.com handle these type of ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Rhode Island on Jun 4, 2013

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Generally yes, anyone including a PI may view your public activities. Also very generally no, it is not legal to attach GPS tracking devices to a vehicle you do not own. I would not rely on the representations of an "ex brother in law" without ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce Law for Rhode Island on Jun 18, 2013

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see: http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/t itle27/27-20.4/INDEX.HTM " (a) In the event of a final judgment of divorce, whether absolute or otherwise, where one party to the divorce was at the time of the entry of the judgment for divorce a ...
 
 

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce Law for Rhode Island on Mar 25, 2013

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Generally speaking, a sheriff or a constable.