RI Child Support Information

Child Support In Rhode Island -Soup To Nuts! Establishing, Modifying, Enforcing,contempt,terminating

This Extensive article about Rhode Island Child Support written by a Rhode Island Attorney explains in detail the following Child Support issues: 1.) Establishing Rhode Island Child Support 2.) Private School and Child Support 3.) College and Child Support 4.) Overtime and Child Support 5) Daycare and Child Support 6.) Modifying Rhode Island Child Support 7.) Terminating Child Support. This article also adresses a myriad of other Rhode Island Child Support issues. This article is a must read for all people who need information concerning Rhode Island Child Support. Continue Reading

Which Parent is Entitled to Claim a Minor Child As a Dependency Exemption For Federal Tax Purposes?

[Legal] In Rhode Island who is entitled to claim the minor child or children as Dependency Exemptions for Federal tax Purposes? If there is no indication in a Divorce Final Judgment or Decision Pending Final Judgment or Property Settlement agreement as to who is entitled to claim the children as Dependency Exemptions then automatically the parent with Physical Placement / Physical Custody of the minor children is entitled to claim the child or children for Federal Tax purposes. This article is for informational purposes only and should not be a substitute to seeking advice from a Rhode Island… This article was written by a Rhode Island Divorce and Child Custody Lawyer. Continue Reading

Child Support Does Not Automatically Terminate In Rhode Island When A Child Turns 18!

In Rhode Island (RI) child support does not automatically terminate when a child reaches 18 years old! A motion to terminate child support must be filed or the child support obligation will not stop. This article explains when child support should end in Rhode Island. Read more

Child Support Contempt in Rhode Island (RI) by a Family and Divorce Law Attorney

This article discusses child support Contempt in Rhode Island in detail including the differences between a finding of technical or willlful contempt. Any person owed child support ( the parent with physical custody of the minor child or children) or who owes child support should carefully read this article. This article discusses in details under what circumstances a person will be sent to jail to compel compliance with child support orders. This article also explains other tools used by Rhode Island judges to compel payment of child support orders. Read On

Private School Education & College Education – RI Child Support FAQS

In Rhode Island (RI) Divorce and Child support cases, Can I get the father or mother of my child to be ordered to pay for private school education? Can I get the father or mother of my child to be ordered to pay for college? Continued here

Guide to Calculating Child Support in Rhode Island (RI) Is There A Minimum Amount?

Rhode Island Divorce, Family Law and Child Support Attorney,David Slepkow answers the following questions: How is Rhode Island (RI) Child Support determined in divorce cases, paternity cases, child support cases and child visitation cases? Is there a minimum child support guideline in Rhode Island and how is it calculated? Can a judge of the Rhode Island Family Court issue a child support order over the minimum guidelines? Can there be a child support order lower then the minimum guidelines? Are assets, expenses, needs and obligations relevant in RI Child Support determinations? More here

Motions to Modify Child Support in Rhode Island-Modification of Child Support by a RI Family Lawyer

This article addresses motions to modify child support in Rhode Island (RI). This article explains how child support is modified in Rhode Island and what constitutes a change in circumstances to warrant a modification of child support. Article written By a Rhode Island divorce and family law lawyer. Continue Reading

Rhode Island Child Support Law FAQS – Daycare, Overtime, Modification, College, Termination

This article answers the following frequently asked questions. 1) What if my child’s parent works overtime? Will overtime be included in child support? 2) My child is about to turn 18 but is still in high school and living at home, can I still get child support? 3) Can I get my child’s father to be ordered to pay for my child’s college education? 4) Who is going to pay for my child’s daycare? 5) How do I modify, increase or terminate child support in Rhode Island? More here