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Rhode Island Bar Journal Article

Rhode Island pet owners may find my article on using replevin to recover their pets, published in the Jan/Feb, 2019 issue of the Rhode Island Bar Journal, useful.

EOPSS Rejected for the 11th Consecutive Time

Posted by Keith G. Langer | Jan 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Plymouth District Court overturned an LTC revocation  by the Plymouth chief, who had obeyed the EOPSS memo, which has no authority, instead of using his statutory authority. That is the 11th such decision in seven months.Of particular interest in this cogent, concise decision is its summary o...

Your Time May Be Limited!

If you are a defendant in a civil suit, you have a specific period of time in which to file an answer. Failure to do so can result in a default judgment being issued against you. Failure to timely submit responses to discovery requests can also negatively affect your case. Those named as defendants in criminal cases via clerk magistrate or “show cause” hearings must appear, or the complaint will issue against them. Those seeking to appeal a negative action, such as a firearms license denial or revocation, denial of a permit, or losing a case at trial, all have specific time periods in which to act. Do not lose your rights by inertia or delay.

Act Now!

The law is an area in which inertia can have very negative consequences: The loss of rights and remedies. It is unlikely that your problem will just “go away” - act now to protect yourself and preserve your options.