In highly contested custody cases, Attorney Finkelman has been appointed by the Family Court to represent children.  In these cases she advocates what is in the best interest for the children with respect to custody, placement and parenting time.  With a passion for working with children she is dedicated to fighting for what’s best for them.

Attorney Denise Cassisi Finkelman is admitted to practice law in the state courts of Rhode Island and Connecticut and in the US District Court for the District of Rhode Island. With over a decade of litigation experience, in various areas of practice including Family Law, Probate, Personal Injury, Criminal and Administrative Hearings. Most of her time is dedicated to her practice of Family Law. She has extensive experience in all matters heard in Rhode Island Family Court; more specifically, Divorce and Separation, Custody, Placement & Visitation, Child Support, Department of Children Youth Family Services hearings, Adoptions, Termination of Parental Rights, Modification of Existing Family Court Orders, Drafting Prenuptial Agreements, Grandparent’s Rights etc. Additionally, she has represented children as a Guardian Ad Litem in contested Family Court matters.

“She is very knowledgeable about the law and takes a no-nonsense approach to her practice! Highly recommended!!”

DEBBIE

“I could have never made it through my situation without her. She knows the law and never steered me wrong! My kids and I are where we are because of her hard work and caring heart!”

MISSY