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How to Find a Rhode Island Divorce Lawyer for Men

Getting divorced is hard enough. So find a Rhode Island divorce lawyer that you like and trust. Retaining a lawyer is probably one of the most important things you’ll do as you start your divorce proceedings. It’s important that you know how to find a RI divorce lawyer to guide you though this traumatic time in your life. Think about What Kind of Lawyer you Want or Need Is your soon to be ex getting nasty, perhaps threatening to take the kids away by making false allegations of abuse if so, you need an aggressive, hard-nosed lawyer who can slug…

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Finding An RI Personal Injury Lawyer

If you have been involved in an accident or have been injured through the neglect of another person you may want to hire a  personal injury lawyer to help you recover for damages that you have incurred. As there is a wide choice of competent personal injury lawyers, your main task is to find one that is trustworthy and, of course, he or she should specialize in personal injury litigation. Most professions today are specialized in one or two areas of expertise and this also true in the legal world. Ask your friends and family One of the best ways…

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Car Accident Injuries in Rhode Island

The most common personal injuries are caused  by automobile accidents. Your actions immediately after the accident may determine if you are justly compensated for your injuries. The police should be called to the scene so that a report can be filed otherwise the insurance company could deny that the accident actually happened. Be sure to take photographs before your car is repaired  as this will  be strong evidence in proving your case. The other driver’s information In no circumstances should you leave the scene before you have collected the other driver’s information or the police have done so. This includes…

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Should You Handle Your Injury Case Without A Lawyer?

Depending on the nature of your case you may or may not want to settle without hiring a lawyer. There are unquestionably some instances where you can tackle it yourself, and there are other instances where it would be in your best interest to employ an attorney. One big advantage of using an attorney is that they have experience in dealing with insurance companies and are better equipped to obtain a full settlement from either the insurance company or other defendants. This includes evaluating the worth of your claim. The disadvantage is that up to half of your settlement amount…

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How to File for Divorce in Rhode Island

There are people who are pro to divorce, and there are those who have mixed emotions about this legal process. However, one thing is for sure, it is not easy to handle a broken marriage. There are married couples, no matter how hard they try, they can’t patch up their relationship. As highly cognizable, marriage is like a glass. Once it has been broken, even one of the couples or both of them try to fix it, the cracks remain. Nevertheless, humans do not have the right to force their partner to stay with them, especially if he or she…

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Pre-Marital Assets – Are They Solely Yours?

In a Rhode Island Divorce proceeding, you do not have the luxury of claiming any asset is “pre-marital” and then doing whatever you want to with it. Until your RI Divorce Judge determines that an asset is “pre-marital”, you must presume that it falls within the power of the Rhode Island Family Court. While you can certainly take the position that an asset is “pre-marital” in your divorce proceeding, it is not within your power to determine that an item is, in fact, “pre-marital” so that you can do whatever you like with the asset. In fact, taking an asset…

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Uncontested RI Divorces – Rhode Island Children Come First!

For each ten (10) calls I receive about how much it costs for a divorce each week, nine (9) of those calls describe the divorce situation as uncontested. Of those nine (9) divorces that are described to me as uncontested each week, eight (8) of them involve children. In any divorce involving minor children there could be any number of legal issues that the court will want to know about, including legal custody, physical placement, visitation, shared holidays and vacations with the minor children, tax deductions for each minor child, child support, health and dental insurance, medical, dental, orthodontic, optical…

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When Do Marital Property Claims End in a Rhode Island Divorce?

I went through that Nominal Hearing and my wife and I settled everything in our Property Settlement Agreement that we gave to the judge at our hearing.  I had a chance to buy into a great business so I did it.  That business is a major money maker and my partner and I are doing great in just our first month.  Now my wife is claiming she is entitled to half of my interest in that business.  My lawyer says that isn’t correct and she can’t touch it.  What do you think? Answer Well, there are a few details missing…

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The RI Secret: You Can be Your Own Rhode Island Divorce Lawyer!

Yes, you can be your own Rhode Island Divorce lawyer. First, you have the right to represent yourself in a legal proceeding. Second, if your divorce isn’t all that complicated then it’s more than possible that you can handle it, after all if attorneys learned how to do it through law school and then through law practice then it must be achievable, right? Certainly! Can you do it in every instance and still be effective? No, most likely not because some divorce cases are just too complicated and literally require the experience the comes with practicing Rhode Island Family Law…

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Child Support Coaching Tip

Do you have an uncontested RI divorce in Rhode Island’s Family Court?  Or do you hope for one? It’s easy to make the same mistake some Rhode Island attorneys practicing divorce make, namely that joint physical placement of your children so that you each have the child or children exactly 50% of the time means that neither parent pays child support to the other parent. The Rhode Island Child Support Guidelines are available to everyone at the Rhode Island Family Court Domestic Relations Clerk’s desk/office.  Even a quick read of Rhode Island’s Guidelines is informative and would put you on…

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