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Passionate. Skillful. Honest. Providence family law attorneys with 50 combined years of experience
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Dedicated Providence Family Lawyers Passionately Advocate for Clients

Honest counsel for Rhode Islanders dealing with divorce and other family law matters

Going through a divorce, completing an adoption, or resolving alimony, child support or child custody issues can be incredibly stressful, especially without competent legal representation to guide you through the process and protect your rights. The talented attorneys at Callahan, Barraco & Inman, P.C., with offices in Providence, have more than 50 years of combined experience resolving complicated family issues for clients across Rhode Island. We offer comprehensive legal support at affordable rates and are known for taking an individualized, results-oriented approach.

Reputable Rhode Island law firm delivers top-quality service and reliable advice

Our firm identifies and executes effective strategies tailored to each client’s specific needs to resolve even the most complex of family issues. People in the Providence area and throughout Rhode Island strongly recommend us to provide:

  • Highly responsive service — We understand how difficult it can be to end a marriage, and how exciting it is to start or grow your family by adopting a child. You will probably have a lot of questions, and you can count on us to listen to your concerns and give prompt answers and sound advice throughout our representation of you.
  • Personalized attention — We recognize that every family is different, and we approach each new case with an open mind. We are committed to finding the right solution for you and your family so you can put your problems behind you and move forward with your lives.
  • Skilled litigation support — Sometimes issues can be resolved without going to court, but if litigation is necessary, we know what it takes to succeed. Our attorneys are tough opponents in the courtroom, known for achieving positive outcomes for our clients.

Our aim is to understand the particulars of your situation, so we can devise a solid plan of action to achieve your goals. With more than five decades of collective experience, we are prepared to diligently defend your interests during negotiations or in court.

Areas of Practice

Effective representation for divorce, alimony, child support, child custody and adoption

For clients throughout Rhode Island, our firm provides trusted advocacy in the following family law areas:

  • Divorce — In contested and uncontested divorce, military divorce and same-sex divorce cases, we assist clients with every step of the divorce process, from property division to issues involving minor children.
  • Spousal support — We help clients negotiate fair alimony, or spousal support, agreements to ensure divorce does not spell financial disaster for either spouse.
  • Child support — We make sure parents understand Rhode Island child support guidelines and work to find a reasonable level of support within their means to adequately provide for their children.
  • Child custody — We skillfully resolve child custody and visitation issues and negotiate arrangements that are in the best interests of our clients and their children.
  • Modification — We represent clients in child support modification and other divorce modification matters when there is a substantial change in circumstances.
  • Adoption — We work tirelessly to ensure successful adoptions for our clients, preparing the necessary paperwork and safeguarding their rights when issues arise.

If you need assistance in any of these areas, let an experienced attorney at our highly regarded law firm provide a personalized case evaluation during a free initial consultation.

Contact

Contact a qualified Rhode Island family attorney for a free assessment of your legal needs

Callahan, Barraco & Inman, P.C. is dedicated to helping Rhode Island families resolve difficult legal issues in a timely and cost-efficient manner. To learn about your rights and options during a free consultation, please call our Providence law office at 401-433-9291 or contact us online to schedule an appointment.

Testimonials
  • "“David Callahan took exceptional responsibility and got me more than I even expected to get.” " - - Micko D.

  • "“Attorney David Callahan had relieved a great deal of anxiety. His positive attitude and wise council along with his understanding of my particular situation made things a bit easier. I would recommend him to anyone who wants a man who is kind and will support your needs, yet be tough when he has to.” " - - Jennifer S.

  • "“I was very nervous about entering into the legal process of establishing my paternal rights with my son but Attorney Laurel A. Barraco eased my fears and made me comfortable right off the bat. She spoke to me as an equal, very friendly and not looking down on me from a high horse, as my previous experience with other lawyers had shown me. As she explained how the process goes, I began to feel more confident about my situation. She was extremely poised when negotiating with the opposing party involved. I was very pleased with the outcome and I am very grateful for all the hard work that Attorney Laurel A. Barraco put in helping me with a custody battle that is an extremely stressful situation to go I was very nervous about entering into the legal process of establishing my paternal rights with my son but Attorney Laurel A. Barraco eased my fears and made me comfortable right off the bat. She spoke to me as an equal, very friendly and not looking down on me from a high horse, as my previous experience with other lawyers had shown me. As she explained how the process goes, I began to feel more confident about my situation. She was extremely poised when negotiating with the opposing party involved. I was very pleased with the outcome and I am very grateful for all the hard work that Attorney Laurel A. Barraco put in helping me with a custody battle that is an extremely stressful situation to go Hands down the best decision I ever made.”" - - Mike O.

  • "“Attorney David Callahan has been my lawyer since 2008. He is an attorney that you can trust and know that he is in your corner. He has a warm personality and is completely down to earth. He never makes you feel like your case is not important or that you do not matter. He will take the opportunity to get to know you. He takes his time to listen and explain to you in easy details about the fees and how the court process works so that you clearly understand. Whenever I needed to follow up with him about a case, he is always available and if he was unavailable because he was in court, he would always call you back that same day or the following. He has handled all of my cases from car accidents to child support. Attorney Callahan made sure that I got what was truly entitled to me – no doubt. I never once felt stressed out about my cases because I knew that he was on top of it. He will always give you the best legal service possible and that's why I will continue to keep him as my lawyer.”" - - Demetris T.

  • ""Attorney Dave Callahan recently handled my divorce. He was professional, easy to talk to and provided fantastic, straight-forward and clear counsel throughout the process. He got me through a tough situation with the best possible outcome. I would highly recommend him to anyone wanting a top notch lawyer who will get the job done."" - - Peter E.

  • "“Laurel and her team were excellent to work with. I found them to be fair, knowledgeable, compassionate, and responsive. My divorce case was particularly intense, and financially complex. I was able to build relationships with lawyers having specific expertise in the subject matter at hand. I found all three lawyers I worked with to be equally professional, and just simply good people to work with. They supported me through what could have been a disaster, to a very good resolution.” " - Greg A.

  • "“Laurel advised me in a divorce and custody dispute and helped me get the best result possible for my client. She has extensive knowledge on divorce and custody proceedings, and I highly recommend her.”" - Attorney Kathryn G.

  • "“I wanted to shoot you a note and thank you for yesterday! I appreciated your transparency and ability to manage the court room. Regardless of the outcome I do not feel that you could have done anything better than you did or that someone else could have done better…. Your ability to take over the case and manage the details effectively was impressive.” (note to Attorney Irena Inman)" - Robert J.

  • "“Attorney Irena W. Inman took on my very difficult case involving a restraining order and children. She was extremely professional, non-judgmental, and knowledgeable. She made all the difference in the case and it meant the world of difference for me, a father who is now reunited with his children. I highly recommend her!”"

  • "“Irena helped me when I had to adjust my child support and then was countersued by my X-wife for stuff the Judge threw out. It's been a few years, but Irena did a fine job when I hired her and she was much better than my divorce attorney was and Irena had been practicing for about 2 years then? . Wish I had known who she was during my divorce, but I believe she was still in college then. I definitely recommend her and would utilize her expertise again.”"

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