Callaghan & Callaghan – Attorneys – Rhode Island



Call (401) 294-4555



3 Brown Street
Wickford Village
North Kingstown, RI 02852

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Callaghan & Callaghan Attorneys at Law – Over fifty years of experience helping clients succeed.

Callaghan & Callaghan has decades of experience in all Rhode Island courts and counties. For years we have been successfully resolving matters in a broad spectrum of practice areas.

Personal Injury – Civil Litigation
In every personal injury or accident case, Callaghan & Callaghan works with directly with clients, insurance companies, medical providers, and  adjusters. We aggressively pursue maximum benefit through negotiation and expert advocacy.  Our practice seeks to resolve issues quickly through amicable agreements rather than litigation. However, if a hearing or trial is necessary, our attorneys can draw on years of litigation experience. For decades we have prevailed at trial before juries and judges across Rhode Island.

  • Personal Injury
  • Slip and Falls
  • Auto Accidents
  • Dog Bites
  • Contract Disputes
  • Torts and Tort Liability
  • Workplace Accidents

Land use law involves meticulous planning. Callaghan & Callaghan strategizes with clients to achieve optimal results.

Real Estate – Land Use:
Callaghan & Callaghan provides comprehensive real estate services. Our attorneys can help you navigate all local, state, and federal land use permitting processes. We have represented homeowners, families, small businesses, and corporate clients before planning and zoning boards across Rhode Island. 

Additionally, through years of experience, we have forged strong relationships with experts in the engineering, planning, and real estate industries. We utilize those contacts to prepare and implement innovative and effective strategies for success before any municipal board or state agency. Callaghan & Callaghan also provides expert counsel in all land purchase and sales transactions.

Our unique combination of technical expertise, legal acumen, and oral advocacy has led to approvals for projects across Rhode Island. Those successes include:

  • Dimensional Variances
  • Sub-Divisions
  • Construction Projects
  • Land Use
  • Property Rights
  • Real Estate Development
  • Real Estate Financing
  • Closings
  • Title Searches
  • Title Disputes
  • Deeds
  • Leasing Agreements for Landlords and Tenants
  • Pre-Acquisition Due Diligence
  • Coastal Resource Management Regulations
  • Department of Environmental Management Regulations

Wills, Trusts, Estates:
Callaghan & Callaghan understands every family has its own set of unique circumstances. We will work closely with you to plan thoughtful and sophisticated legal strategies to plan for your family’s future. Callaghan & Callaghan’s estate planning counsel includes assessment of financial powers of attorney, as well as end of life care.

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Estates
  • Powers of Attorney: Health Care and Financial
  • Probate
  • Elder Law

Family Law
Callaghan & Callaghan has successfully represented a broad range of clients in all Family Court matters. Family Court often involves a wide range of emotions. We strive to provide counsel in all Family Court cases with compassion and practical common sense. We handle all divorce, child support, and custody matters, as well as juvenile criminal charges.

  • Divorce: Contested – Uncontested/Nominal
  • Property Settlement Agreements
  • Mediation Agreement – Review
  • Child Custody
  • Visitation
  • Child Support
  • Wayward Petitions
  • Delinquent Petitions
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Callaghan & Callaghan has won jury verdicts in every RI county.

Criminal Law
Callaghan & Callaghan’s attorneys include a former Narragansett Town Solicitor and a former Rhode Island Special Assistant Attorney General. As former prosecutors, we have a vast understanding of the complexities of the criminal legal system. Over the years we have successfully handled hundreds of criminal cases. Our combination of technical expertise and practical experience can help you resolve any criminal matter.

  • Driving Under the Influence – DUI – DWI – OUI
  • Refusal to take Breathalyzer
  • White Collar Crimes
  • All Misdemeanor cases
  • All Felony cases 

Callaghan & Callaghan practices in Washington County, Kent County, Newport County, and Providence County. We have wide ranging experience within the Supreme Court, Superior Court, District Court, and all municipal courts. If you have any legal question, do not hesitate to contact us.

  • Appeals
  • Employment Law – Benefit Appeals
  • Fire Code Violations
  • Motions to Expunge/Seal
  • Municipal Code Violations
  • Traffic Offenses

Call Callaghan & Callaghan today at (401) 294-4555