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Zoning Map and Comprehensive Plan

In the spring and summer of 2013, Callaghan & Callaghan helped a local contractor navigate municipal regulations for purchase and renovation of a local historic building that had been underutilized and empty for many years.

Master Plan Approval

Through collaboration with developers, engineers, architects, and planners, Callaghan & Callaghan secured a unanimous vote for master plan approval for a large scale project before a local planning board. The mixed use design features senior housing, single-family homes, affordable housing, commercial units, and green space.

Criminal Defense – 2013

In 2013 Callaghan & Callaghan secured dismissals across Rhode Island for clients charged by the North Kingstown Police, West Warwick Police, Warwick Police, East Greenwich Police, Providence Police, Newport Police, Middletown Police, South Kingstown Police, and Rhode Island State Police.

Family Court and Supreme Court Appeal

Callaghan & Callaghan prevailed in an appeal on a child custody matter before the Rhode Island Supreme Court. After years of litigation tangentially related to the custody matter in other courts, one parent sought to be reunified with children. Callaghan & Callaghan argued that despite the outcome of separate litigation and cases, a Family Court’s earlier ruling remained in effect.

Civil Litigation – Trial

Callaghan & Callaghan recently secured a trial verdict for a client in the Washington County Superior Court. A dispute over the contractual terms of the purchase and sale of a business began in 2003. After the seller could not secure an agreement with the buyer, she sought out representation from Callaghan & Callaghan.