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Rhode Island Child Custody Laws

Explanation of Chart and More Information on Child Custody Laws

Code Section15-5-16
Year Uniform Child Custody Act Adopted1978
Joint Custody an Option?No
Grandparent Visitation Rights Recognized?Yes, §§15-5-24.1 to 24.3
Child's Own Wishes Considered?No

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