Rhode Island Divorce Lawyer

Family Law Attorney Representing Spouses in Rhode Island

Divorce is formally known as dissolution of marriage. Unfortunately, not every relationship lasts as long as the couple initially intended, and divorce can raise many complex and emotional concerns. The spouses may dispute the division of property,...
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Common Issues in a Divorce

If you are getting divorced in Rhode Island, you will need to have lived in the state for a minimum of a year. The court will need to decide that the marriage is irretrievably broken, or it will need a showing that the spouses have lived apart for a...
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Nominal Divorce

In Rhode Island, there are two types of divorce: nominal or contested. In a nominal divorce, the spouses divorce without a judge’s help. This could be appropriate if your spouse and you are on good terms and simply want to make sure that you get a...
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UCCJEA Hearings

Under Rhode Island General Laws sections 15-14.1-1 et. seq., Rhode Island has adopted the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction & Enforcement Act (the “UCCJEA”). Rhode Island divorce attorney Stephen Levesque understands the complexities of...
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Retain a Seasoned Divorce Lawyer in Rhode Island

Divorce and other family law matters can be challenging. Family law disputes may become especially heated, and the effects of a family law proceeding can last a lifetime, making it important to consult a seasoned attorney. If you wish to file for divorce in Rhode Island, you should call the Law Offices of Stephen P. Levesque at (401) 490-4900 or contact us through our website. Based in Cranston, we represent people throughout Washington County, Kent County, and Providence County.