Divorce and Separation
R.I. Gen. Laws § 15-5-24.5
§ 15-5-24.5. Court ordered visitation rights to certain persons convicted of first degree murder — Prohibited.
No court shall make an order providing visitation rights to a parent who has been convicted of murder in the first degree of the other parent of the child who is the subject of the order, unless that court first conducts a hearing in order to determine whether the child is of an appropriate age, maturity, intelligence and voluntarily consents to the visitation. No person shall cause, facilitate, or assist a child to visit a parent who has been convicted of murder in the first degree of the other parent of the child without the consent of the child's custodian or legal guardian except as authorized by a court order.
History of Section.
P.L. 1999, ch. 471, § 1.