The very rare divorce trial in RI Family Court

A Rhode Island divorce attorney discusses the lack of divorce trial in Providence, Kent, Newport and Washington County Family Court. This article was rewritten in 2016 as a result of a recent trend of more progressive and modern judges who are more receptive to trials on the merits in Rhode Island Family Court. There are a […]

Family Court should ban term “Supervised Visitation”- monitored or assisted appropriate

In Rhode Island Family Court, the Court may order “supervised” visits in certain situations. Supervised visits are sometimes ordered when there is some concern over:  the non-custodial parent’s parenting abilities, domestic abuse, the parent has a drug problem or there is a lack of parent child bond or for other reasons. These supervised visits visitation are […]