Divorce & Custody Resources for Rhode Island

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Child Support GuidelinesSupportGuidelines.com
Child Support EmancipationIn Rhode Island, the child is emancipated when child turns 18, or if child is in high school, when child turns 19 or 90 days past graduation, whichever is first.
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Termination of Parental Rights
Termination of Parental Rights: Rhode Island
RHODE ISLAND - §§15-7-7(a)-(c), 40-11-12.2(e)
Abandonment or Extreme Parental DisinterestYes
Abuse/NeglectYes
Mental Illness or DeficiencyYes
Alcohol- or Drug-induced IncapacityYes
Felony Conviction/ IncarcerationYes
Failure of Reasonable EffortsYes
Sexual AbuseYes
Abuse/Neglect or Loss of Rights of Another ChildYes
Failure to Maintain Contact 
Failure to Provide SupportYes
Failure to Establish Paternity 
Child Judged in Need of Services/Dependent 
Child's Best InterestYes
Child in care 15 of 22 months (or less)Yes
Felony assault of child or siblingYes
Murder/Manslaughter of sibling childYes
Other Grounds• Aggravated circumstances

Rhode Island Parenting PlansParenting Plan Kit for Rhode Island
Rhode Island Parenting
Plan Generator
Rhode Island Parenting Plan generator
Attorney Complaint InformationFiling complaints against attorneys in Rhode Island

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