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INTERSTATE CHILD CUSTODY LAWYER

We live in a mobile society. Attorney Don Moyer represent clients who currently live in other parts of the country. And these clients need local Rhode Island representation for divorce, child custody, visitation, child support, or enforcement of existing orders. Our lawyers have experience representing clients who live in a variety of different states.

JURISDICTION FOR OUT OF STATE CUSTODY

RI’s version of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) governs interstate custody disputes. The UCCJEA contains certain procedures for the courts to determine jurisdiction. And jurisdiction determines if a custody case is heard in Rhode Island or where the children currently reside.

One of the most important factors for determining jurisdiction in a custody dispute is which state is the “home state”. As a rule, courts consider a state “home state” where children have resided recently for more than six months. However, one must consider certain other factors. For example, whether the children or one of the parents has a significant connection with Rhode Island. Or whether substantial evidence is available in this state concerning the child’s care, protection, training, and personal relationships.

So, the UCCJEA also contains mechanisms for the enforcement of a custody or visitation order which has been issued by another state.

INTERSTATE CHILD SUPPORT

If you live in a state other than Rhode Island, the other party might serve you with a complaint for payment of child support. However, if you have never lived in RI, RI may not have jurisdiction (“personal jurisdiction”). The courts need this in order to force you to pay child support or to modify a child support issued by another state. As a general rule, you should file any complaint for support in the state where the non-custodial parent resides. And in each case, you should immediately contact our experienced Rhode Island interstate child custody lawyer to determine your rights.

TOP INTERSTATE LEGAL REPRESENTATION

At Moyer Law, PC, our attorneys represent parents and spouses who live in other states, and not just those in RI. Specifically, those who need local representation in interstate custody, visitation, and child support issues.

So, for aggressive, effective, legal representation in complex interstate divorce, child custody, or child support cases, contact us by email or at (401) 461-7800.

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Every divorce can be painful in its own way, but the right divorce lawyer can help ensure that you feel prepared for this difficult process. Careful and considerate guidance is imperative throughout the entirety of the divorce process. Attorney Don Moyer provides the care and attention you deserve. Let our RI divorce lawyers give you the backing you need for your Rhode Island divorce.

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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.

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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:

> High Net Worth Divorce

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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.

Compassionate, Competent Representation from Start to Finish

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.

ABOUT DON MOYER

RI Divorce Lawyer - Warwick Divorce Lawyer Rhode Island

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.