A little advanced reading can help you to protect your children, relationships, and assets. Preparing in advance can save you money and stress. The articles and tips here in the Moyer Law, PC, site will help you anticipate and understand some of the very complex and emotional issues faced by you at this time during your divorce, custody, or other family law matter.

Family law cases are very complex, so be warned. The information provided here is not intended as legal advice. Each case is different, and your case is worth reaching out to an experienced attorney.

PRIVACY AND DIVORCE MAY NOT MIX PROTECT YOUR PRIVACY DURING DIVORCE In an argumentative divorce, many things can create stress and tension. Your ex might fight for a bigger share of marital assets or they may attempt to hide assets. The two of you may also clash over child custody, spousal support or the validity…

HOW TO PREPARE FOR GRAY DIVORCE When you’re over 50 years old, marital separation has a special name: gray divorce. Although you may face several of the same issues as younger couples, divorcing later in life creates unique circumstances. Don’t let these differences surprise you. You can learn about common alterations you might have to…

VIRTUAL VISITATION CAN HELP CHILD-PARENT RELATIONSHIP Virtual visitation is quickly becoming a popular method for parents. In particular, it allows them to interact with their children on a daily basis when involved in a child custody arrangement. So, what exactly is it and does it provide any benefits to the parent-child relationship? We will answer…

FOR MEN, UNEMPLOYMENT MAY MEAN DIVORCE Financial pressures have long been cited as the pinnacle of marital downfall. In a recent study in the rise of divorce, male employment appears as a large factor.   A study of 6300 heterosexual couples and found that men who were not working full-time were 33% more likely to divorce…

SERVED DIVORCE PAPERS IN RI? I’ve been served divorce papers. So what do I do now? As with nearly all major events of life, there are specific steps to follow in order to complete a divorce in Rhode Island. So, whether you are just seeking a “no fault” divorce, citing irretrievable breakdown of the marriage,…

GRANDPARENT VISITATION RIGHTS IN RI Last year about this time, we wrote about the state of the law in Rhode Island regarding the grandparent visitation rights in trying to maintain relationships with their grandchildren. Then, lawmakers were beginning hearings into whether to expand rights curtailed by a U.S. Supreme Court decision in 2000. That decision…

PETS RIGHTS IN DIVORCE? SOME STATES START TO GIVE PETS RIGHTS IN DIVORCE Currently in Rhode Island courts and across the United States, a family court Judge can choose to consider pet wellbeing in a divorce case. In January Governor Bill Walker, signed legislation in Alaska and became the first state to add an amendment…

RI FAMILY COURT UPDATES CHILD SUPPORT GUIDELINES Recently the Rhode Island Family Court updated its guidelines on calculating child support. This process occurs every 5 years or so and last change occurred in 2007. The intent of the guidelines are to make it easier and more predictable to establish a child support order. The courts…

LEGAL MEDICAL MARIJUANA AND PARENTAL RIGHTS No one might have thought to ask the question posed by medical marijuana and parental rights years ago. Marijuana use for medical conditions wasn’t legal in RI until 2006, so the answer then was an easy yes. But even though the state’s has a medical marijuana law on the…

CREATING AN EFFECTIVE PARENTING PLAN If you and your spouse, or other parent of your children, are going through child custody, you will want to create an effective parenting plan. Emotions are generally flared during a divorce and parties may not be on their “best behavior.” Robotically going through the motions of a custody plan…

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Nothing is more important that your children. You look out for their best interest, and you deserve a custody lawyer who will fight for your parental rights. Child custody can be the most contentious issue in any family court action. Attorney Don Moyer has the experience you need to protect your parental rights. Let our RI child custody lawyer help secure the custody resolution best for you.



There are many family law issues that military persons or their families must deal with differently than anyone else. Ensure you are protected by contacting a lawyer who understands the complexity military service may impart on your family or divorce matter. Attorney Don Moyer has served in the armed forces, and has over 20 years experience effectively representing military families.

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Moyer Law, PC handles all types of divorce and family law cases in Rhode Island, including:

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Divorce and family law cases are often wrought with emotional turmoil and interpersonal conflict. Cases like these also come with high stakes, making it essential for anyone dealing with a family or divorce law matter to seek counsel from a qualified legal professional. When you are involved in one of these cases, you need a trustworthy RI divorce attorney like Don Moyer on your side to help you see it through.

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Moyer Law, PC understands how difficult it can be being involved in a family law dispute. Whether you are divorcing your spouse after a turbulent marriage or seeking custody of your child, Moyer Law, PC providences experienced divorce and family law representation throughout Rhode Island. Our staff is also here to explain how the law applies in your case, helping you make the best choices every step of the way.

If you are dealing with a divorce or family law issue in the Rhode Island, Moyer Law, PC can help. Contact us for more information regarding costs, services, or to schedule a consultation with our RI divorce lawyer. Call now (401) 461-7800.


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Don Moyer is a Rhode Island attorney who focuses his practice on family and divorce law. He obtained his legal education at Roger Williams University School of Law. Don’s undergraduate degree is in Finance and Business Administration. His finance degree is a critical benefit to clients litigating any issues relating to real estate, retirement division, hidden assets, support, or any variety of other financial issues.

Don also spent a number of years in the U.S. Army Infantry, including spending a year in the Bosnia, Croatia, Hungary region of Europe in a special operations unit in the immediate aftermath of the Bosnian conflict in 1996-97.

Don has over 21 years of experience litigating and mediating divorce and family law cases in Rhode Island.

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