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Rhode Island Child Support Enforcement

States use child support enforcement tactics to help protect the financial future of children involved in divorce. To collect unpaid child support, Rhode Island uses the following child support enforcement methods:

  • Withholding income
  • Interception of federal and state tax refunds
  • Liens on property
  • Contempt proceedings
  • Other civil remedies

Learn about your rights to collect child support from your spouse by connecting with a local Rhode Island divorce lawyer. Find out how child support laws can help you protect your child's financial future. Call 877-349-1310 or fill out a Rhode Island divorce case review form to get in touch with a Rhode Island divorce attorney near you.

The above synopsis of Rhode Island divorce laws is by no means all-inclusive and has been adapted from applicable state laws. These laws may have changed since our last update and there may be additional laws that apply in your situation. For the latest information on these divorce laws, please contact a local Rhode Island divorce lawyer in your area.

Rhode Island divorce laws were last updated July 2009.

Note: Keep in mind that all divorce laws are complex. If you need legal divorce advice or want to fully understand how these laws affect you, please speak with a local divorce attorney.