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Q: Joint custody I have primary physical custody. Dad is very verbally abusive to me.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Nov 20, 2017

Talk to your attorney about including order that address the problem. If they continue after that(or if those orders are in place already) you may want to file a contempt motion.
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Q: We rent a room our landlord sold his house do we have to move in 30 days?

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Rhode Island on
Answered on Nov 20, 2017

You have rights as a tenant. If you are not able to come to an agreement with your new landlord, you may consult with an attorney to explore your rights and responsibilities.
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Q: if there's no executor of an estate can a tenant be thrown out?

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning, Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Rhode Island on
Answered on Nov 20, 2017

Depending on whom are the heirs and what there rights are under the will, if any, and who will be the executor, or administrator, the answer may vary. Meet with a probate attorney in your area and discuss the details in private. If you are the executor, retain an attorney to assist you in navigating the process.
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Q: Im a minor and I was sentenced by family court can I get out of the sentence early

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Nov 20, 2017

Talk to your attorney about applying for a provisional license.
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Q: is it impossible to expunge my record in rhode island?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Nov 20, 2017

Allison Abilheira has given you some great guidance. Meet with an attorney like her to explore your options in a private meeting.
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Q: what happens now that a person motion for a new trial is denied.

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for Rhode Island on
Answered on Oct 19, 2017

He should be speaking to his attorney in private to explore next steps and options.
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Q: My husband got arrested on a warrant for child support .its his first time just wandering what will happen at court

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Rhode Island on
Answered on Oct 19, 2017

Hopefully, the state's attorneys have sorted out the matter. It is possible that the warrant may have been for missing a court date. Your husbands best advocate will be a seasoned family court attorney who shall guide and assist in navigating the court and coming to the best resolution.
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Q: My mother has passed away and my father is still living. They have a will. Do we need to contact a lawyer?

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning for Rhode Island on
Answered on Oct 19, 2017

Yes, the property that your mother disposed of in her will may need to be filed in probate court. Consult with an attorney to review the will and your options.
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Q: how to build a case for a restraining order in RI cant afford a lawyer

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence and Family Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Oct 19, 2017

Work with the advocates at the courthouse. You may qualify for a no cost attorney from legal services. Good Luck.
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Q: My daughters father got a lawyer.now wants to drop her. Why do I need to sign a decree?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Oct 5, 2017

You should get your own lawyer. They will be able to explain the nature and impact of any documents you are considering signing.
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Q: My neighbors who live on the same premises keep feeding my animals without my permission. How can I make them stop?

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Sep 6, 2017

Lock your doors and don't leave the food accessible. Write them a letter informing them that they are not to come onto your property or feed your animals. If they persist, contact the local authorities for a no trespass order.
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Q: My 1 yr old has a led level of 12 our landlord never told us of led in the house do i have a lawsuit

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Rhode Island on
Answered on Sep 6, 2017

It may take an investigation to determine the cause of this condition. Follow your doctor's recommendations to treat the condition and consult with an attorney in private to evaluate the situation further.
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Q: Can I take someone to court because they threw out my things that was at their house after an argument?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Small Claims for Rhode Island on
Answered on Sep 6, 2017

Small claims court is open to everyone. Good luck.
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Q: saw judge to drop a no contact order as the victim - he was very intimidating / he denied my request;can i appeal?

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for Rhode Island on
Answered on Sep 6, 2017

To best present your case in the court, a licensed, experienced, practicing attorney is one means to make sure you get the matter properly before the judge.
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Q: What's negative balance mean on child support ?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Sep 6, 2017

It may be an over payment. Some further investigation is appropriate
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Q: My nephew is a recent college grad, job holder and has never been in trouble with the police. He was accused of domestic

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for Rhode Island on
Answered on Sep 6, 2017

If he has an attorney, he will be well advised. Part of that advice may include a review of his right to remain silent and not discuss the matter in public, or in any manner that may damage his case. He should consult with his attorney privately to address these concerns.
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Q: Hi, is it possible to press criminal charges for DV against my husband whom I no longer live with, but who

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Sep 6, 2017

Talk to the attorney you retained to assist you with your divorce. If you did not engage an attorney to assist you, you may encounter some challenges navigating the process. The possible criminal case will require a careful investigation to evaluate your evidence and testimony and any possible complications that may arise.
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Q: Signing rights over to family friend temporary

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Sep 6, 2017

Meet with and retain a family court attorney to assist you in making proper arrangements. If DCYF is still open, they may be the ones who presently have legal custody . . . but it is impossible to tell without a thorough review of the case.
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Q: My boyfriend & I have shared custody w his mom in CT. She went to RI & now has full custody without our consent. Help!

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Rhode Island on
Answered on Aug 28, 2017

This sounds like a complicated situation that may be best addressed with the assistance of a qualified family law attorney engaged to assist you.
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Q: If 2 people allege they were assaulted by each other who gets arrested

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Aug 28, 2017

Whomever the police decide to arrest will get arrested. Then the lawyers and Judge will help sort it out.
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