Family Lawyers in Rhode Island

Divorce And Domestic Issues

At Sayer Regan & Thayer, LLP, our attorneys bring more than 35 years of experience to divorce and family law cases. With offices in Newport and Wakefield, we represent clients throughout Rhode Island. We recognize that there are legal questions as well as emotional feelings which may surface. SR&T is here to help you through the entire process and set you on the new path.

We’re Here For You

From start to finish, we will be a team, providing direct answers and supportive guidance through the process as painlessly as possible while making sure that your rights are protected. The family law attorneys at Sayer Regan & Thayer, LLP, understand how personal issues, past history, negative feelings and frustration involved in family law matters can make it difficult to reach an agreement between the parties. With multiple years of experience dealing with these sensitive issues, we enable our clients to maintain their dignity, respect and sometimes, their sense of humor.

Cases Handled

We handle uncontested and contested divorce and all related matters, including:

  • Property division, including pensions
  • Alimony and financial support
  • Child custody
  • Child support
  • Mediation

Our lawyers also provide comprehensive family law representation, covering:

  • Domestic violence
  • Restraining orders
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Paternity actions
  • Adoption
  • Modification of orders
  • Enforcement of orders

Laying The Foundation For A New Chapter

Our family court professionals handle all divorce cases, from uncontested cases to those contested matters involving division of property, custody issues or termination of parental rights. We understand the need for compassion, an ability to listen, and most importantly, we recognize that you, too, have a family and a future that stretches beyond the courtroom.

Family Law Practice Group

Marcia J. Boyd

Melissa L. Green

Debra L. Chernick

Michael M. Monti

Family Law Insights

Is Your Business Divorce Proof?

Is Your Business Divorce Proof?

In Rhode Island, as in most states, all assets created or acquired during the marriage are considered marital assets. That means that whatever business you own and the money you make from it is shared with your spouse.

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Should You Transfer Ownership of Your Home to Your Children?

Should You Transfer Ownership of Your Home to Your Children?

When people get older, they may start feeling pressure to protect the assets they have worked their whole life to obtain. One solution is to transfer assets to their children, to prevent the state from taking their money for long-term care or for taxes.

While there is some truth to this line of thinking, it’s not always wise to directly transfer assets to your kids.

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It costs nothing to get the information you need from a consultation with one of our experienced lawyers. To schedule your appointment, call our office at401-849-3040or 800-803-7699 toll free, or send an email to us.

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