When you are summoned to family court or bring a family law dispute to the court's attention, you will be given a court date. At this court date, you will have the attention of a family court judge who will oversee your case and hear your individual claims. In complex or high asset divorces, there may also be a jury involved with the ruling, if a spouse specifically asked for one. Overall, the Rhode Island family court system is there to bring final, legal conclusions to some of life's most difficult, and sensitive, issues.
Attorney Tim Conlon of TJC ESQ will serve as co-counsel in a class-action lawsuit brought against the Boy Scouts of America and its Fairfield chapter on behalf of 17 former scouts and 2 women who claim to have been repeatedly molested by a former Scoutmaster from 1963 to 1975. The abuser, Ridgefield man Donald Dennis, allegedly used his status as a scout leader to force scouts into engaging in oral and anal sex - in the case of one of the plaintiffs, occurring more than 1,000 times. Dennis, who was an auxiliary Connecticut state trooper during the time and would frequently wear his uniform to meetings, reportedly used any opportunity he had alone with the children to carry out the sexual assaults. Dennis died in 2013.
True love is a powerful thing but certain love is actually quite rare. Ask a couple that has been happily married for most of their lives and even they will probably tell you that there were moments where they had their doubts or fears about where their marriage was headed. This is a natural part of being in a committed relationship. For some married people, they want to find a way protect themselves from this doubt, reduce the stress they are feeling, and ultimately give themselves peace of mind again. What can do all of this and more for them?