Self help, legal research, general information
Department of Children, Youth and Families Information
The Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth and Families offers information about adoption, child welfare, foster care, juvenile corrections, and related programs and services.
Rhode Island Domestic Violence Information
View information and resources available to victims of domestic violence in Rhode Island.
Rhode Island Law Library
View information about the Rhode Island State Law Library, including locations, hours, an online catalog, available materials and services, and links to online legal research databases.
Rhode Island Laws
Search Rhode Island General Laws by keyword or browse by title, chapter, and section.
Rhode Island Online Legal Research Resources
The Rhode Island State Library offers legal research links and dowloadable publications.
Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral
Rhode Island Attorney Complaint Information
View information about how attorney complaints are reviewed by the Disciplinary Board. Rules of conduct, answers to frequently asked questions, and a complaint form are included.
Rhode Island Bar Association - Lawyers by Name
The Rhode Island Bar Association offers an online search service to locate member attorneys by name.
Rhode Island Consumer Protection
The Rhode Island Office of the Attorney General provides information about consumer protection and various types of fraud including telemarketing, mail, credit, automobile sales, and debt collection. Answers to frequently asked questions and a downloadable complaint form are included.
Rhode Island Judge Complaint
View instructions on how to file a complaint against a judge in Rhode Island. The complaint form is included.
Rhode Island Lawyer Information and Referral
The Rhode Island Bar Association offers information about choosing a lawyer, an online lawyer referral service, a list of additional lawyer referral and legal aid programs, and information about lawyers' advertising, fees, fee disputes, and complaints about lawyer misconduct.
Rhode Island Legal Assistance
Rhode Island Legal Services provides free civil legal assistance to eligible low-income residents in the areas of family law, housing, employment, benefits, disability, education, elder law, and consumer law.
Rhode Island Public Defender
View information about the Rhode Island Office of the Public Defender, which provides criminal defense, juvenile, and parental rights services to low-income residents. Contact information and a client handbook are included.
Forms and related information
Rhode Island Probate Forms
View and download Rhode Island Probate forms by case type, including Administration and Wills, Guardianship, Conservators, Estates, Name Change, and Adoption.
Voluntary Adoption Reunion Registry Forms and Information
An online form and contact information for the Rhode Island Voluntary Adoption Reunion Registry program.