Allen M. Kirshenbaum

Allen M. Kirshenbaum: Attorney with Kirshenbaum Law Associates, Inc.

Biography

Admitted to practice law in the State of Rhode Island as well as the United States Federal District Court, the United States Tax Court and the United States Supreme Court. Recipient, Pro Bono Publico Award in Family Law, Volunteer Lawyer's Program, Rhode Island Bar Association. Lecturer: Federal Income Taxation, University of Rhode Island, 1973; Tax Aspects of Divorce, National Business Institute, 1993; Divorce, Custody and Business Valuation Issues, Edward P. Gallogly Rhode Island Family Law Inn of Court and Rhode Island Bar Association. Selected as a top lawyer in the greater Boston area, Mentor for new lawyers in family law and practice for the Rhode Island Bar Association.

Rhode Island Bar Foundation; American Bar Foundation.

Areas of Practice (87)

  • Family Law
  • Divorce Law
  • Alimony
  • Child Custody
  • Adoption Law
  • Child Support
  • Marital Agreements
  • Paternity
  • Visitation Rights
  • Personal Injury
  • Automobile Accidents and Injuries
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Civil Practice
  • Negligence
  • Adoptions
  • Agency Adoptions
  • Annulment
  • Assisted Reproductive Technology
  • Child Abduction
  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Child Advocacy
  • Child Care
  • Child Custody Mediation
  • Child Dependency
  • Child Protection
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Child Welfare
  • Childrens Rights
  • Civil Unions
  • Cohabitation Agreements
  • Community Property Law
  • Collaborative Family Law
  • Day Care
  • Divorce
  • Divorce Arbitration
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Divorce Taxation
  • Domestic Partnerships
  • Domestic Relations
  • Domestic Violence
  • Domestic Torts
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Family Arbitration
  • Family Mediation
  • Fathers Rights
  • Foster Care
  • Gay and Lesbian Family Law
  • Grandparents Custody
  • Grandparents Visitation Rights
  • Independent Adoptions
  • International Adoptions
  • International Child Abduction
  • International Family Law
  • International Child Custody
  • Interstate Adoptions
  • Interstate Child Custody
  • Interstate Support
  • Juvenile Dependency
  • Juvenile Law
  • Legal Separation
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Marital Property Law
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • Matrimonial Bankruptcy Law
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Military Divorce
  • Name Changes
  • No Fault Divorce
  • Non-Traditional Family Law
  • Orphans Court Practice
  • Palimony
  • Parental Kidnapping
  • Parental Rights
  • Parenting Time
  • Post Divorce Modification
  • Post Nuptial Agreements
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs)
  • Private Adoptions
  • Restraining Orders
  • Same Sex Marriage
  • Step Parent Adoptions
  • Spousal Support
  • Surrogacy Law
  • Termination of Parental Rights
  • Third Party Custody
  • Uncontested Divorce

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
401-467-5300  Phone
401-741-5777  Cell Phone
401-461-4464  Fax
www.kirshenbaumlaw.com
University Attended:
Clark University, B.A., 1961
Law School Attended:
Boston University, LL.B., 1964, J.D., 1964
Year of First admission:
1964
Admission:
1964, Rhode Island; 1965, U.S. Tax Court; 1966, U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island; 1993, U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
Rhode Island Bar Association, Family Court Bench/Bar Committee, 1985—; Chair and Member, Family Court Bench/Bar Subcommittee on revision of rules of practice, 1985-1990, 1996—), Chair of the subcommittee on revision of the court's rules of practice and procedure, Committee for revision of the Judges' Bench Books, Committee to design and implement the child support formula for the State of Rhode Island, American Bar Association (Family Law Section); Master of the Edward P. Gallogly Rhode Island Family Law Inn of Court.
Reported Cases:
O'Donnell v. O'Donnell 79 A.3d 815 (R.I. 2013); Ryan-Gamron v. Gamron, 47 A.3d 333 (R.I. 2012); Westlake v. Westlake, 874 A.2d 200 (R. I. 2005); Smith v. Smith, SU-07-176-M.P (R.I.); Smith v. Smith, SU-06-0321 (R.I.); DeLuca v. DeLuca, 839 A.2d 1237 (R.I. 2002); Stephenson v. Stephenson, 811 A.2d 1138 (R.I. 2002); Moretti v. Moretti, 766 A.2d 925 (R.I. 2001); Cok v. Cok, 588 A.2d 205 (R.I. 1989); Fisk v. Fisk, 537 A.2d 418 (R.I. 1988); Cok v. Cok, 533 A.2d 534 (R.I. 1987); Stachurski v. Stachurski, 488 A.2d 686 (R.I. 1985); Fisk v. Fisk, 477 A.2d 956 (R.I. 1984); Guindon v. Keeble, 460 A.2d 18 (R.I. 1983); Guay v. Guay, 442 A.2d 450 (R.I. 1982); Sackett v. Sackett, 435 A.2d 331 (R.I. 1981); Terrill v. Terrill, 431 A.2d 1194 (R.I. 1981); Terrill v. Terrill, 429 A.2d 795 (R.I. 1980); Davey v. Davey, 423 A.2d 1184 (R.I. 1980); Carter v. Carter, 413 A.2d 55 (R.I. 1980); Carvalho v. Carvalho, 412 A.2d 261 (R.I. 1980); Marfeo v. Marfeo, 409 A.2d 1231 (R.I. 1979); Rapoza v. Rapoza, 383 A.2d 1338 (R.I. 1978); Tomaselli v. Tomaselli, 381 A.2d 235 (R.I. 1978); Tomaselli v. Tomaselli, 379 A.2d 940 (R.I. 1977); Renaud v. Renaud, 373 A.2d 1198 (R.I. 1977); Kenny, In the Matter of, 360 A.2d 880 (R.I. 1976); Renaud v. Renaud, 357 A.2d 456 (R.I. 1976); James v. Melrose Realty Co., 313 A.2d 654 (R.I. 1974); Anderson v. Friendship Body & Radiator Works, Inc., 311 A.2d 288 (R.I. 1973); National Lumber & Building Materials Co. v. Raviele, 300 A.2d 647 (R.I. 1973); National Lumber & Building Materials Co. v. Raviele, 297 A.2d 362 (R.I. 1972); James v. Melrose Realty Co., 295 A.2d 699 (R.I. 1972); Kirshenbaum v. Kirshenbaum, 283 A.2d 474 (R.I. 1971); Barrett v. Barrett, 271 A.2d 825 (R.I. 1970); Coates v. Devine, 246 A.2d 217 (R.I. 1968); Kirshenbaum v. City Council of City of Cranston, 240 A.2d 593 (R.I. 1968); Mill Factors Corp. v. L.S. Bldg. Supplies, Inc., 240 A.2d 720 (R.I. 1968).
ISLN:
905854067

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