Neville Bedford

Neville Bedford

The Law Office of Neville J. Bedford
  • Divorce
  • Massachusetts, Rhode Island
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Practice Area
Collaborative Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Rhode Island
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U.S. Supreme Court
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United States District Court - District of Rhode Island
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
The Law Office of Neville J. Bedford
- Current
Roger Williams University
J.D | Law
Honors: CALI AWARD in Trusts and Estates
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Roger Williams University
B.S (2000) | BS International Business
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
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Professional Associations
Rhode Island Bar Association
Board of Bar Delegates
- Current
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Sojourner House of Rhode Island
President - Board of Directors
Activities: Sojourner House, an Advocacy & Resource Center for domestic violence victims in Rhode Island. Our agency serves as a leader assisting victims of domestic violence and their children. Since 1976, we have provided a safe haven for victims to reclaim their lives. Sojourner House offers a comprehensive network of support that helps victims of domestic violence rebuild their lives, piece by piece. The rebuilding process takes place on all levels, and supports our clients' physical and emotional well-being. Our help can begin with emergency support and crisis intervention, if necessary, and can also include providing shelter, counseling, legal advocacy, and addressing any other special needs a victim might have. Additionally, the agency supports the Rhode Island community in domestic violence prevention by offering a variety of educational and awareness programs.
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Articles & Publications
Same Sex Divorce
WPRI Channel 12
Special Education in Rhode Island - Seclusion and Restraint
Rhode Island Bar Association
Speaking Engagements
Family Law From A to Z Training Class, NBI, Inc., Wyndham Garden Providence
Family Law From A to Z 9/17/2015 - Providence, RI Full Agenda LEGAL UPDATE - A YEAR IN REVIEW Procedural Rules for Family Law Cases Case Law Update: Family Law DOMA Repeal Application of Recent Cases and Amended Statutes to Your Cases MARRIAGE DISSOLUTION - PROCESS AND PROCEDURE Prenuptial Agreements Annulment Legal Separation Divorce Checklist of Necessary Documents Typical Case Timeline and Basic Steps to Follow Sample Pleadings and Motions: What to Use and When DISCOVERY IN DIVORCE Social Media Tips and Tricks Discovery of Electronic Communications Locating Hidden Assets Model Letters and Motions (with Sample Forms) Discovery Abuses and Remedies CHILD CUSTODY AND VISITATION RIGHTS Petition for Visitation Petition for Custody Motion for a Change of Custody or Visitation Questions of Paternity Termination of Parental Rights The Rights of Grandparents and Other Relatives UCCJEA: Uniform Child Custody and Enforcement Act Checklist of Necessary Documents and Sample Forms FINANCE 101 FOR FAMILY LAW PRACTITIONERS Valuation and Division of Assets (Real Estate, Insurance, Stock Options, Retirement Plans) Tax Ramifications of Divorce Petition for Child Support Child Support Enforcement Options Drafting Clear QDROs - Do's and Don'ts Equitable Distribution when Debts Equal or Exceed Assets Bankruptcy Checklist of Necessary Documents and Sample Forms DRAFTING ENFORCEABLE TERMS IN CONSENT ORDERS AND AGREEMENTS ETHICS Client/Lawyer Relationship Attendance at Client Conferences by Friends or Family of Client Attorneys' Fees Communication With Adverse Party Malpractice Concerns COMMON AND NOT SO COMMON FAMILY LAW ISSUES AND ANSWERS The Emotional Side of Family Law - Strategies for Working With Families and Children Domestic Violence and How to Handle it When it's Part of Your Case Rights of Unmarried Parties - Cohabitation Agreements Representing Gay and Lesbian Parents Immigration Issues in Divorce Juvenile Court Collaborative Law Emancipation of Minors Adoptions Relocation
CMCRI 2008
Websites & Blogs
Legal Answers
962 Questions Answered
Q. What do I need to file emergency custody of my child?
A: Retaining competent representation would be your best path to avoid procedural problems.
Q. How can I request to be reimbursed from a contractor on a plumbing job done incorrectly?
A: A homeowner may file a complaint against a contractor who performed work on their home. A complaint can also be filed against those professionals the CRLB licenses. Complaints cannot be filed on work conducted on commercial properties.

The list of contractors includes, but is not limited to carpenters, siding installers, roofers, foundation installers, drywall installers, plasterers, insulation installers, ceramic tile installers, floor covering installers, swimming pool installers, masons, painters, chimney installers and fireplace installers.

Subcontractors and contractors may also file complaints against each other so long as the complainant is registered with the SBO.

To file a complaint against plumbers and irrigators, electricians, alarm businesses, telecommunications, hoisting engineers, and mechanical contractors, please contact the RI Department of Labor and Training.

has instructions to help with your contractor dispute in Rhode Island.

Consider contacting and engaging a practicing attorney to help you prepare, present, and press your case in court, if necessary.
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Q. Is there a good chance that I can qualify for accelerated rehabilitation it being my first offense?
A: "what I'm being told ..." Hopefully, you are being guided, informed, and represented by a licensed attorney who is helping you topprepare and defend the case. Part of that advice will likley include NOT making ANY statements in public (forum like this) to preserve your constitutional rights. If you do not have an attorney representing you, correct that soonest for best chances of afavorable outcome in your case.
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Contact & Map
365 Eddy Street
Law office of Neville Bedford
197 Taunton Ave
East Providence, RI 02914