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Filing for Divorce in Rhode Island

Making the decision to file for divorce is never easy.  It can be stressful and difficult for everyone, especially if you are unfamiliar with Rhode Island Family Court.  If you are about to file for divorce, you will most likely have some questions about what forms to file and what to expect.  In today’s blog, the Rhode Island Divorce Lawyers at Abilheira Law will explain how to file for divorce in Rhode Island Family Court.

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Rhode Island Restraining Orders: Filing, Notice, and Hearings

Once you have figured out the first step in obtaining a restraining order in Rhode Island: where to file for a restraining order, the next step is to actually file for the restraining order.  Then, notice must be given to the defendant and you must proceed to a hearing within 21 days.  Obtaining the help of a Rhode Island Restraining Order Lawyer for this process is essential.  The restraining order lawyers at Abilheira Law explain the process of filing for a restraining order, serving the defendant, and the restraining order hearing in today’s blog.

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Which Court Do I File For a Restraining Order in Rhode Island?

The first step in seeking a restraining order in Rhode Island is determining which court will have jurisdiction over your case.  The answer to this question is two-fold.  First, you must determine the appropriate court: Family, District, or Superior.  Second, you must determine the appropriate county.

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Contested vs. Uncontested Divorce

One of the most common questions our practice receives when a client is considering divorce is “what is the difference between contested and uncontested divorce?”  The Rhode Island Divorce Lawyers at Abilheira Law answer this question in today’s blog.

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