Q: I want to get divorced I haven’t been with my husband in 3 years he is a addict in Florida somewhere
I’m in Rhode island and I don’t have the money to spend on a lawyer
A: If you cannot afford to hire a lawyer for this uncomplicated no-fault divorce, based on living separate and apart for 3+ years, you will not likely be able to afford the costs of advertising should you not have his location to have the papers served on him. Hiring an attorney may save you lots of trouble, and maybe money. If you qualify, you may apply to be on the waitlist for a Volunteer attorney at the Rhode Island Bar association. The client’s income must qualify under federally regulated guidelines to receive pro bono assistance, and the case must fall under one of the areas of law handled by the VLP. Clients may be responsible for filing fees, court costs and other out-of-pocket expenses. For information, telephone: (401) 421-7758 or 1-800-339-7758 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you do not qualify for Volunteer representation, there is also a reduced fee program at https://ribar.com/LRS/Referral.aspx
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