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Rumford is home to many points of interest like the Slater Mill Historic Site, John Brown House Museum, and the Governor Henry Lippett House Museum. The most popular Rumford attraction is the Barnaby Evans “WaterFire Providence” sculpture that has been installed on the three downtown Providence rivers.
Lawyers in Rumford are knowledgeable of local courts and are able to consult you on any legal issue that you may face. Rumford lawyers take many different kinds of cases; some examples are child support, permanent immigration visas, landlord-tenant, estate administration, and workplace disputes.
Recently in Rumford, the East Province School District filed a Caruolo action, a Rhode Island statute that allows school committees and districts to sue the state for additional school funding. The school committee said that the $73.2 million allocated to the school district by the budget is about $3 million short. The action is likely to yield some additional funding but it is doubtful that the East Province School District will receive the full amount requested.
If you are thinking about filing a lawsuit in Rumford, you will probably be visiting the 6th Division District Court in Providence. District courts handle many non-criminal cases and include small claims with a $2,500 limit. For Rumford felony charges, misdemeanors and civil appeals, you will have to visit the Rhode Island Superior Court in Providence.
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