Divorce Lawyer | Providence, RI
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In Providence and throughout Rhode Island, our family law attorneys at TJC • ESQ are renowned for their effective representation techniques, ability to handle difficult legal matters that range from divorce to child abuse, and compassionate approach to each case. No matter what family law issue you are facing, you can turn to us for skilled and …
Divorce Lawyer | Providence, RI
Proudly Serving Rhode Island and Southern Massachusetts since 1932
Attorney David Slepkow at the premier Rhode Island law office of Slepkow, Slepkow & Associates, Inc., focuses his practice on divorce, family law, child custody and child support, visitation, restraining orders, relocation, and out-of-state family law matters. He understands that the prototypical, one-size-fits-all solution will not work in the family courts, and that …
If you are in the process of divorce and you want to make sure that you receive a portion of your ex-spouses pension plan then a Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) may be a great option for you. A skilled Providence QDRO lawyer can help you obtain a QDRO from court should you qualify.
Did you know that certain information must be included in a QDRO? If all imperative information is not included in your QDRO then you will be required to forego any rights you may have in your ex-spouses pension plan. An experienced QDRO lawyer who is well-versed in setting up QDROs will ensure that your rights are fully protected and that all legal procedures are being adhered to.
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