Questions Answered by Neville Bedford

Q: Seller agent is holding down payment on house due to an inflated quote of minor damage. How do you resolve this matter?

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Aug 21, 2016

Meet with an attorney to discuss the costs of litigating the issue. . . $1300 may seem like a bargain.
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Q: If a custody agreement is modified so both parents have equal time with the child, is there still a support obligation?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Aug 21, 2016

http://www.cse.ri.gov/documents/admin_order2007_03.pdf in some cases, yes. Meet with a family court attorney to go over the calculations.
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Q: My ex and I r no longer together. My children sleep over every Wednesday night and every weekend.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Rhode Island on
Answered on Aug 21, 2016

Child support is calculated according to guidelines - located at : http://www.cse.ri.gov/documents/RIscheduleJune2012.pdf

and http://www.cse.ri.gov/documents/admin_order2007_03.pdf
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Q: Do you need to go to court for child support?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Rhode Island on
Answered on Aug 21, 2016

If you are receiving state benefits, they will open a case to get their money.. and then you will be given the opportunity to ask for your share. In short, yes you will end up in court.
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Q: How much is a no registration and no insurance ticket in RI?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Rhode Island on
Answered on Aug 21, 2016

Usually, the judge assesses the fines and then adds the court costs if you are found guilty.
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Q: What does "passed" mean on a Rhode Island court docket? The offender is still in custody.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Aug 21, 2016

Passed off the calendar. Usually without prejudice so that the other party may refile the petition.
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Q: My husband filed for divorce, but didn't send in the papers after the hearing. Can I complete the divorce without him?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Rhode Island on
Answered on Aug 21, 2016

Engage the services of a seasoned family court attorney to ensure the matter is handled effectively.
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Q: if an underage child like 14 years old wants to live with her friend and her friends parents because the girls parents

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Aug 21, 2016

Most easily this could be arranged if the parents could all come to an agreement. . .
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Q: What are my options when the non custodial parent does not show up for court ordered supervised visitations?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Aug 21, 2016

Worry not, your lawyer, and the judge will receive reports from the supervised visitation unit.
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Q: If someone gives a anonymous tip saying you will be at a certain address at a certain time in a certain vehicle to buy

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Aug 21, 2016

These are VERY fact specific scenarios you should discuss ONLY with your criminal defense attorney in PRIVATE.
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Q: I have sole custody he's serving 18 months at aci

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Rhode Island on
Answered on Aug 21, 2016

Work with your attorney to ensure the best interests of the child are addressed properly.
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Q: Can a student that has been formally accelerated (skipped a grade) and passed classes be retained (held back)?

1 Answer | Asked in Education Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Aug 21, 2016

Contact an attorney practicing in education law to review your documents, and plans, to help come up with a plan.
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Q: My sons mother assaulted me. I went to the police ,they issued a warrant for her arrest, she took my son. What can I do

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Family Law and Child Custody for Rhode Island on
Answered on Aug 21, 2016

This sounds like a complicated family/criminal law situation that will most likely require the professional assistance of a practicing family court attorney to address. Contact and meet with one soonest for a private consultation.
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Q: Can u file an exparte motion before paternity is establishes?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Aug 21, 2016

Recently, I was reading that paternity may now be established while you are still pregnant. The courts will want a birth certificate with any filing for custody, support and visitation. that will likely require a birth. If you and the other parent are able to work out a co-parenting agreement for your expected blessing - all the better. Consult with a family court attorney for full details.
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Q: I am from out of state and my kids have been taken temporarily into dhr custody. I want to go back to my home state

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Alabama on
Answered on Aug 21, 2016

I am sorry to hear this has happened to you. There must be some situation that caused this that will likely have to be addressed. Meet with and retain an attorney to assist you.
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Q: If we're in a custody battle and the father has sole custody I have supervised visitations. Can I move 1 state over

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Rhode Island on
Answered on Aug 21, 2016

Talk to your attorney about a petition to get permission of the court. If the move is deemed in the best interest of the child, the court may grant your request. Hypothetically, for example, if you are moving to attain affordable housing and a paying job that will enable you to provide child support while maintaining your parenting schedule...
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Q: Overtime at hospital is done by non rotating seniority list. Besides being unfair can someone sue the union?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Aug 21, 2016

Speak to your union rep and the attorney that is provided by your union. If necessary, take your agreement and meet privately with an employment lawyer.
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Q: My ex husband was charged with DA and DDC. It's a first offense, but I'm 16 weeks pregnant. Does that effect his penalty

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Child Custody and Domestic Violence for Rhode Island on
Answered on Aug 21, 2016

Work with your attorney to ensure the case is well presented.
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Q: is there a case for an autism child got a target burn mark on his butt on the last day of summer daycare?.

2 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence, Family Law and Personal Injury for Rhode Island on
Answered on Aug 21, 2016

The police and hospital are mandated reporters for suspicions of child abuse. They will make an investigation if the mandated reporters make a call to them. I am sorry this happened to your child. Sometimes, it is difficult to accept the outcome of the investigation.
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Q: Tree service is chipping wood and dying mulch behind my house. They have no invisible fence and makes it tough to breath

2 Answers | Asked in Land Use & Zoning, Environmental and Personal Injury for Rhode Island on
Answered on Aug 21, 2016

An invisible fence probably would not be very effective. Meet with a local attorney to discuss possible solutions.
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