Whether you are representing yourself, or you intend on hiring one of the many Rhode Island divorce lawyers that can be found throughout Rhode Island, it is best to be informed. Being informed sometimes means buckling down and reading and re-reading the Rhode Island General Laws.
The laws for divorce and all domestic relations can be found at the Rhode Island State Website, specifically the section for the Rhode Island General Laws for Domestic Relations Law found at this link
You may want to bookmark this Rhode Island General Assembly website in your bookmarks. However, if you ever happen to forget the website address you can usually find it by searching on "Rhode Island General Laws" on Google.com.