RI Divorce from A-Z – Part 2 / 5 | Emergency motions

This is part 2 of 5 of a comprehensive series of articles authored by RI divorce lawyer, David Slepkow entitled Rhode Island divorce from A-Z. David Slepkow is an experienced Providence divorce attorney with 18 years of experience in Providence Family Court. also see:   Divorce in RI from A-Z (Part 1 of 5) ,  3 of […]

Divorce in RI from A-Z (Part 1 of 5)

This  is part one of a five part series authored by Rhode Island divorce lawyer, David Slepkow. David explains the RI divorce process from pre-filing strategy through a contested divorce trial on the merits. East Providence family law lawyer, David Slepkow has over 19 years litigating divorce cases in Providence Family Court. Providence Family Court is a very […]

Why RI Family Judges do not care that your attorney fee is exorbitant!

Do not expect to get any sympathy from Rhode Island Family Court Judges about how long the case has gone on and how much the divorce case has cost you. Judges have too many case on their calendar to be worried about life stressors of the litigants. RI Family Court Judges want cases to settle […]

Don’t burn down house to prevent spouse from getting it!

As a Rhode Island divorce lawyer, there is a mentality that I have seen with some divorce litigants in Rhode Island Family Court. The mentality is “I would rather burn down the house then have my spouse get it” This is irrational thinking. It is the same irrational mentality of people who harm their children […]

RI Divorce: 58 % to wife-emotional abuse & economic domination

Below you will find an excerpt from the Rhode Island Supreme Court,  Horton v Horton from 2006. This case emphasizes that fault may play a significant role in equitable division of  Marital assets in RI. This case focuses on emotional abuse and financial abuse in divorce. This case is presented by Rhode Island divorce attorney David […]

RI Divorce Attorney Rated Preeminent 5 out of 5 by Martindale-Hubbell

Rhode Island Divorce Lawyer David Slepkow was  honored to be awarded a Preeminent Client Review Rating 5.0 out of 5 by Martindale Hubbell in 2012. Martindale Hubbell is a Prestigious Legal Information Company that “delivers resources, information, and prospective clients to lawyers and law firms worldwide, anytime, anywhere, every day.”   http://www.martindale.com   According to Martindale.com “Martindale-Hubbell Client […]

Worst 3 divorces in RI | Trainwreck, contentious & costly in RI Family Court

Your primary goal in Providence Family Court should be to avoid your divorce turning into a train wreck similar to the cases set forth in this article.  The RI divorce cases described below were so out of control, costly and contentious that they can only be described as a “train wreck.” Thankfully, I was not involved in […]

Wronged by a Judge of the RI Family Court?- Appeal it!

If the RI Family Court Judge makes an error of law or makes incorrect factual determinations, then a litigant can file an appeal to the Rhode Island Supreme Court. A decision from a Magistrate or a General Magistrate  in Rhode Island is appealed to the Chief Judge of the RI family Court. The chief judge […]