Title 15
Domestic Relations

Chapter 8.1
Uniform Parentage Act

Article 1
Definitions, Scope and General Provisions

R.I. Gen. Laws § 15-8.1-108

§ 15-8.1-108. Venue.

Venue for a proceeding to adjudicate parentage shall be in the county in which:

(1) The child resides or is present or, for purposes of article 7 or 8 of this chapter, is or will be born;

(2) Any parent or intended parent resides;

(3) The respondent resides or is present if the child does not reside in this state;

(4) A proceeding for probate or administration of the parent or alleged parent’s estate has been commenced; or

(5) A child protection proceeding with respect to the child has been commenced.

History of Section.
P.L. 2020, ch. 59, § 2; P.L. 2020, ch. 60, § 2.