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Q: friend will not acknowledge any of my attempts to reclaim my possessions which he said he would if i ever got to nervous

1 Answer | Asked in Small Claims for Rhode Island on
Answered on Feb 17, 2018

If you can't resolve it amicably, it may be time to take your "friend" to small claims court.
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Q: I am getting divorced and have just receive a settlement for workman's comp is my husband entitled to any of this

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Rhode Island on
Answered on Feb 17, 2018

Talk to the attorney you retained to represent you in your divorce. Depending on the nature of the settlement, and the other assets, if any, there may be a way to come to a satisfactory arrangement to help you get on the road to becoming "happily unmarried."
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Q: Am I held liable for all the rent if my roommate moves out and breaks lease

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Rhode Island on
Answered on Feb 17, 2018

You may be. Talk to your landlord and see if they are OK with you getting a new roommate.
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Q: What does a TRIAL DEPOSITION IN DCYF CASE mean?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Juvenile Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Feb 17, 2018

What is DEPOSITION?

The testimony of a witness taken upon interrogatories, not in open court, but in pursuance of a commission to take testimony issued by a court, or under a general law on the subject, and reduced to writing and duly authenticated, and intended to be used upon the trial of an action in court. Butcher v. U. S., 72 Fed. 972, 19 C.C. A. 259; Indianapolis Water Co. v. American Strawboard Co. (C. C.) 65 Fed. 535.A deposition is a written declaration under oath, made upon...
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Q: How do I support my case to have physical placement of my child? Shared placement does not work with dads work schedule.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Divorce and Family Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Feb 17, 2018

If you and your child's father cannot resolve it, work with a practicing family court attorney to help prepare to present your case.
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Q: If a property was taken by eminent domain in 1915 in Rhode Island can that land be sold by the state for profit?

2 Answers | Asked in Land Use & Zoning for Rhode Island on
Answered on Feb 17, 2018

Generally, the owners(or their heirs) who were forced to sell may have a right to redemption. Gather your documents and Meet with an attorney to evaluate your rights.
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Q: I am being cyberstalked which has been reported to police but during this I was extremely slandered. What are my legal

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes and Libel & Slander for Rhode Island on
Answered on Feb 17, 2018

You may wish to meet with an attorney to consider seeking a protective order in the State Court. They should also be able to review your allegations/evidence of slander and advise you of your options.
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Q: Can a lawyer have client's settlement check made under his name, take it, keep deducting his fees, with no explanation

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Legal Malpractice for Rhode Island on
Answered on Feb 17, 2018

You should receive a settlement sheet summary of the fees and costs incurred in your settlement.
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Q: Can a lawyer have client's settlement check made under his name, take it, keep deducting his fees, with no explanation

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Divorce, Family Law and Legal Malpractice for Rhode Island on
Answered on Feb 17, 2018

You should receive a settlement sheet summary of the fees and costs incurred in your settlement.
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Q: In Ri is it illegal to ride with one headlight out but have both fog lights on meaning I have three lights on

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Feb 17, 2018

RI Gen L § 31-24-4 (2012)

§ 31-24-4 Head lamps on vehicles other than cycles. – Every motor vehicle other than a motorcycle or motor-driven cycle shall be equipped with at least two (2) head lamps with at least one on each side of the front of the motor vehicle, and the head lamps shall comply with the requirements and limitations of this chapter. Violations of this section are subject to fines enumerated in § 31-41.1-4.
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Q: If im charged with a misdemeanor but the plaintiff is pushing for a felony. What would happen if i pleaded nolo?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Jan 29, 2018

Great question for the attorney representing you, who shall have all the details at their fingertips.
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Q: What type of lawyer do I contact for negligence or fraud when dealing with Healthsource RI, and how do I go about it?

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Jan 29, 2018

Look at the directory here and choose one. Then contact them to arrange a meeting with your evidence. They may ask for a retainer for the costs of their time.
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Q: How to get a lawyer for my friend who was arrested and prisoner. He is sex offender II and wrote a black Mail.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Jan 29, 2018

Your friend will likely be assigned an Attorney from the Public Defender's office.
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Q: Where can I find official documentation on UGTMA accounts in RI and rules around use of the money?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Family Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Jan 29, 2018

http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/TITLE18/18-7/INDEX.HTM
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Q: My ex-boyfriend and I were never married and have two children in common, 11 and 8 years of age. I would like to file...

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Rhode Island on
Answered on Jan 23, 2018

Time to retain a family court lawyer and file what we call a Miscellaneous case to establish custody, parenting time, etc.
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Q: What light color is NOT allowed on a registered automobile. Foglights,halo headlights,etc

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Rhode Island on
Answered on Jan 22, 2018

flashing lights are prohibited. See the general laws for more details.

TITLE 31

Motor and Other Vehicles

CHAPTER 31-24

Lighting Equipment and Reflectors

SECTION 31-24-31

§ 31-24-31. Flashing lights – Forward viewing or rotary beam lights.

(a) Flashing lights are prohibited, except on an authorized emergency vehicle, school bus, snow removal equipment, or on any vehicle as a means for indicating a right or left turn. However, the...
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Q: My fiancé ex girlfriend stoped allowing him to see his 4 yr son, once we got engaged! Can she do this?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Rhode Island on
Answered on Jan 22, 2018

He should meet with an attorney. It's not your child. You should not be involved.
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Q: My daughters father is doing a long sentence. I just got papers he is filing a motion of relief. Can i fight

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Rhode Island on
Answered on Jan 15, 2018

From your description of the situation, It's not likely he will have an resources from whence to pay his support obligation in the near future. If you know otherwise, hire an attorney to help you present that evidence to the court in rebuttal of his pleadings.
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Q: How much notice of a problem do you need to give your landlord before you can withhold rent?

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Rhode Island on
Answered on Jan 15, 2018

http://www.brown.edu/Administration/Auxiliary_Housing/documents/LTHandbook.pdf

http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/TITLE34/34-18/INDEX.HTM

TITLE 34

Property

CHAPTER 34-18

Residential Landlord and Tenant Act

SECTION 34-18-30

§ 34-18-30. Self-help for limited repairs.

(a) If the landlord fails to comply with subsection of § 34-18-22(a)(1), (2), (4), (5), or (6), and the reasonable cost of compliance is less than one...
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Q: How you can help a child in danger by her own dad

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Jan 15, 2018

Consult with an attorney familiar with domestic violence cases and explore your options.
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