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Neville Joseph Bedford

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  • Can I move out of state if my child's father is not on the birth certificate?

    I have the opportunity to move out of state for a fresh start for me and my child. My sons father has had very little involvement and I have received nothing as far as support. I receive state aid currently and am wondering what I should do.

    Neville’s Answer

    Depending on a number of factors including the father's position, and whether the state has a child support order pending and they are seeking a paternity test, your situation may require meeting with an retaining an attorney to assist you.

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  • I have a situation where I am being harassed by my fiance's ex husband.

    He has made several frivolous and unfounded allegations stating that I have been abusing their 4yo child. I have not seen the child in over 7 months, yet he continues to say that I reside in the household, and abuse the child on a daily basis. I...

    Neville’s Answer

    Consulting with an attorney in private is probably your best course of action.

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  • My pink summons sheet when i was released from jail

    My pink summons sheet when i was released from jail has no officer signiture. Is it supposed to have one?

    Neville’s Answer

    Keep that paper and show it to your attorney. They will request documents from the police to ensure all of your rights were observed and that you were properly informed.

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  • My employer has been paying tuition reimbursement. I have to work there one year after graduation or pay it back. If I leave

    the company is there a way out of this agreement?

    Neville’s Answer

    Look over the contract. Consider your options. If you are offered another job that pays enough that you can payback the previous employer and continue paying your student loans, the decision should be easy. You agreed to this arrangement when you took accepted the payments. If there are other reasons you cannot uphold your end of the bargain, these may best be discussed in the privacy of a private meeting with a practicing attorney.

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  • I have a daughter that is 26 years old with a severe addiction problem. Can I section her to a treatment center?

    My daughter has a severe pot addiction and it is affecting the well being of her children's and her life is going down hill. Can I section her to a treatment program? she has her own apartment and she is not a minor child anymore but how can I go ...

    Neville’s Answer

    Although I am not familiar with any marijuana addiction intervention programs, you might speak to your health care provider to explore possible options. It is not likely that you are going to be able to force her into a program against her will. If you involve the state's DCYF officers, the results may not be optimal for your grandchildren.

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  • Does Family Court or DCYF supply free attorneys.

    We have been these girls only wholesome & safe environment. Please try to help us.

    Neville’s Answer

    In some matters where a liberty interest is at stake, like juvenile offenses or termination of parental rights hearings, a public defender(free attorney) may be appointed. If the girls are as important as you say, their interests should be well worth the investment of finding and hiring the best professional assistance you can.

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  • What are visitation rights for grandparents in ri

    I am a great grand parent & my daughter is the grandmother & we haven't been able to see our two little girls, only once a few days after Easter. My daughter took care of them for nearly a year the first time they were taken away. We love them & t...

    Neville’s Answer

    The mother of the girls is your granddaughter unless I am reading this wrong. Before engaging an attorney, I might suggest family counseling in hopes you might discover the reason for the reluctance of your granddaughter to allow you and her mother to share time with her children. It sounds like family time is sporadic. This is not uncommon.

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  • I live in RI & my apt lease contract is over on 5/18/2015, how many days do I have before I have to move out?

    I am looking for another apartment

    Neville’s Answer

    You are now considered a "holdover tenant." if the landlord accepts your rent check, you should be good for another month. If they renew your lease, you should be good for whatever that term is that you agree to.

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  • If I was granted legal guardianship in Oregon and I live in RI, do I have to go back to Oregon to give up legal guardianship?

    They were 2 minor children who lived in Oregon, and are now Ri residents. I need to give up guardianship of one as the two can never live together. Dhs is involved and says I have to go back to Oregon to undo this. is this true? Can't seem to get ...

    Neville’s Answer

    You would do well to engage a family court attorney to assist you. DCYF and DHS have some very specialized procedures that are best navigated with a professional by your side.

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  • Ok so my bf and i are on a auto loan together but the car is totaled and reg only to me can he just come and take the car if I'

    can he just come take care from me

    Neville’s Answer

    I am not sure I understand why you might have a conflict over the car if it is totaled. If the insurance money is coming, the bank will want that to pay off their loan.

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