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Q: Tenants randomly sent service dog certificate & going to get a dog No pet lease. 4mo here w/o it? Not disabled they work

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Landlord - Tenant for Rhode Island on
Answered on Mar 21, 2017

In the 9 days remaining in the month, you might contact the animal control officer while you are awaiting their departure. see https://www.animallaw.info/article/faqs-emotional-support-animals
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Q: On equal visitation do either of us pay child support

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Rhode Island on
Answered on Mar 21, 2017

The question is not whether visitation is equal but rather how the custody is defined
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Q: How do I negotiate??

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Rhode Island on
Answered on Mar 21, 2017

Hire an attorney to present your legal defenses in rebuttal to their complaint.
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Q: What is the time frame for eviction I owe 300.00 for February and all of March including late fees. I lost my job in Jan

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Rhode Island on
Answered on Mar 21, 2017

Yes, now is a good time to negotiate with your landlord. It is highly unlikely that they will allow you to continue to stay without paying . . . despite having lost your job and presumably your income
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Q: I live in RhodeIsland. I was driving unregistered and uninsured. It belonged to a family member. My car is now legal

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Traffic Tickets for Rhode Island on
Answered on Mar 21, 2017

Bring that evidence with your to court. You may still have to pay some fines . . . but proof of resolving the problems can't hurt.
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Q: My ex hasn't even started his domestic abuse classes for his probation. What happens if he doesn't complete them?

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence and Child Custody for Rhode Island on
Answered on Feb 26, 2017

He may be needing to talk to his lawyer soon if he is found to be in violation of the terms of his sentence . . .
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Q: If my ex put a restraining order on me can she call me?

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for Rhode Island on
Answered on Feb 20, 2017

Yes, but records of those calls will be good evidence to refute their allegations. Give those to your attorney before the hearing on the case.
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Q: How do I obtain custody my children?

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

Custody matters are complex and best addressed with the assistance of a professional. Look for, and retain a family court attorney, to make sure you case is presented well.
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Q: Can anyone give pet massages? Perhaps if they are advertised for relaxation purposes and not for medical purposes?

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Feb 8, 2017

Call the RI Licensing authority, they should be able to inform you of the necessary requirements, if any, to practice as a pet masseuse. http://www.health.ri.gov/regulations/?parm=Licensing
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Q: Is it possible to put a lein, levy, garnish on a business account for child support. If so what steps need to be taken?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Rhode Island on
Answered on Feb 8, 2017

Step 1, make an appointment with an attorney. Step 2 show them the evidence of these funds and the monies owed. Step 3 evaluate the cost of retaining an attorney to press your case.
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Q: What are the laws concerning slungshots/monkey fists as self defence weapons? (not to be confused with "slingshot")

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Feb 8, 2017

http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/TITLE11/11-47/INDEX.HTM is the link to the RI laws regarding weapons. Happy reading.
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Q: My daughters and I receive medical through the dhs and their father and I weren't together until now that he moved in

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Rhode Island on
Answered on Feb 8, 2017

Let your case worker know that you have reconciled and are once again in cohabitation if that is ,in fact, the situation.
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Q: My husband was arrested for child porn and distribution of porn unknowingly due to the cloud. He admitted to molesting

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes and Criminal Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Feb 8, 2017

Speak to his defense attorney in private.
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Q: How often am I allowed to see my kids in Dcyf costody

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Rhode Island on
Answered on Feb 6, 2017

As often as the social worker recommends.
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Q: Landlord won't accept late rent without an additional $460. Claims court costs. what should i do?

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

Hire an attorney.
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Q: Can a room with no closet be rented as a bedroom in Rhode Island?

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Rhode Island on
Answered on Feb 6, 2017

Are you the renter or rentee?
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Q: i'm a v.p. share holder of a corp. my brother own's 60% i own 40% in our company. i want to retire my brother does not.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Feb 6, 2017

Time to negotiate a buyout.
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Q: Does visitation with the noncustodial parent end after graduating high school or till the child turns 18?

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

Parenting time continues at the adult's discretion after emancipation.
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Q: What it my rights, it is any chance I loose my physical placement of my daughter

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

Confusing - are you the father or mother, or girlfriend? The parents should each get good legal counsel to assist in navigating the process.
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Q: If I live in R.I. and father in New York, which state do i have to file for child support?

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

If the child is here, this is a great place to start.
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