Rhode Island

This page provides a breakdown of all major developments and right to counsel law that the NCCRC knows for this state, sorted by subject area. Click on either tab below to see the aspect it describes.

Subject Area Status
Abuse/Neglect/Dependency - Accused Parents categorical
Abuse/Neglect/Dependency - Children
Adult Protective Proceedings - Proposed Ward
All Basic Human Needs
Benefits - Claimant
Bypass of Parental Input into Abortion - Minor
Child Support Establishment
Child Support Enforcement (Civil Contempt)
Child in Need of Supervision Proceedings (incomplete)
Civil Commitment - Subject of Petition categorical
Civil Forfeiture
Consumer Debt
Custody Disputes - Parents
Custody Disputes - Children discretionary
Divorce
Domestic Violence - Accused Person
Domestic Violence - Alleged Victim
Education - Special Education
Employment Discrimination
Guardianship/Conservatorship of Adults - Ward categorical
Health Care Access
Housing - Discrimination
Housing - Evictions
Housing - General
Immigration
Incarceration for Fees/Fines (incomplete)
Involuntary Medical Treatment
Paternity - Defendant/Respondent
Paternity - Petitioner or Child
Prisoners
Quarantine/Sterilization/Innoculation
Sexually Dangerous Persons - Confinement categorical
Sexually Dangerous Persons - Registration/Notification categorical
Termination of Parental Rights (Private) - Children
Termination of Parental Rights (State) - Children
Termination of Parental Rights (Private) - Birth Parents
Termination of Parental Rights (State) - Birth Parents categorical

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