Rhode Island Supreme Court Upholds Pet Visitation Provisions in Marital Settlement Agreement

By Gregory N. Hoffman and Rui P. Alves Recently, the Rhode Island Supreme Court issued an opinion reaffirming the case law regarding the enforcement of marital settlement agreements and upholding the right of a party to exercise visitation with a…

Grandparent Visitation in Rhode Island

On March 13, 2019, the Rhode Island Supreme Court issued an opinion clarifying the law surrounding grandparent visitation in Rhode Island.  If you or someone you know is a grandparent who is unable to see their grandchild or facing extremely…

New York State Testing Concerns

We want to send you and your students good vibes and good luck for the upcoming state tests. As you gear up for the testing, here are a few reminders from the lawyers: Make sure that test administration is carried…

Rhode Island DUI Laws, Penalties and Sentencing

If you have been charged with a DUI in Rhode Island, you are potentially subject to serious criminal and financial repercussions. Please contact us immediately so that we can aggressively advocate on your behalf to obtain the best result possible….

Employer Alert: NLRB Changes Independent Contractor Standard

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has announced that it will revert back to the long-standing common-law test for determining independent contractor status. This overrules a 2014 NLRB decision, which modified the common-law test by limiting the impact of entrepreneurial…

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Education Client Alert: Rhode Island Public Schools to Provide Education to Students with Disabilities Through Age 22