Rhode Island Family Lawyer

Rhode Island Family law matters always need to be handled with the greatest of care, with an experienced Rhode Island family lawyer. There are several reasons this is the case:

If not handled with the proper care, simple disputes can easily become intractable conflicts where everyone "digs in their heels" to spite each other. This can waste time and money and leave people with a detrimental outcome.


For more than a quarter of a century, we have successfully represented numerous clients in family matters involving divorce, custody, visitation and both pre and post judgment matters of family law.

If you have a family law matter, you will need an experienced Rhode Island family lawyer that understands every aspect of successfully handling these claims, and that will effectively and aggressively represent you to ensure your rights are protected. When it comes to your family more is at stake than merely “a case.” Your life and the well-being of your family are critically involved in family law matters. Learn why hundreds of Rhode Island families have trusted, Rhode Island family lawyer, Terence Livingston at the most critical time in their lives. We have decades of experience with family law and divorce cases. We've seen Rhode Island family law change, becoming fairer to women and men, more attuned to the needs of children, and more clear-cut and predictable. You can benefit from our experience as we help you reach a resolution efficiently and affordably.

The outcome of a case can control very personal aspects of your family life for many years to come. You cannot afford to have a child custody arrangement that severely limits your time with your child. This is why it is crucial to choose the correct Rhode Island family lawyer.

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My Extensive Litigation Experience Can Prove Invaluable When Conflicts Cannot Otherwise Be Resolved

I know what is at stake for my family law clients, and I know how to help them secure the outcomes they need. I am Attorney Terence Livingston, your Rhode Island family lawyer. I have been practicing law since 1991. Over the years, I have honed my skills as a Rhode Island family lawyer. I am able to provide my clients with highly effective family law representation that looks at whom they are and what they need. My experience as a litigator allows me to fight for my clients when there is no other means of achieving their goals.

Getting to know my clients is the first step in building the strong cases that I am known for. With more than 30 years working in our federal, state and local courts, I have built a reputation for providing representation that serves my client’s needs. I am proud of that reputation, and I work to give each client the best representation possible as your Rhode Island family lawyer, to help him or her secure the future he or she wants.

I offer my clients skilled representation on a wide range of family law issues, including:

  • Grandparents' rights
  • Out-of-state relocations
  • Military divorce
  • Paternity
  • Adoption
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Termination of parental rights

Experienced Rhode Island Family Lawyer Located In Providence

For the highly effective help you need when your future is on the line, turn to Terence Livingston, your Rhode Island family lawyer. To schedule a free initial consultation, call 401-861-8121 or contact my Providence, RI office online.