Rhode Island Domestic Trespassing Charges

Experienced and Aggressive Domestic Defense Lawyer Matthew Marin

Being charged with domestic trespassing in Rhode Island can put you in serious jeopardy of a permanent criminal record and possible incarceration. Any crime involving domestic violence, including domestic trespassing, carries with it mandatory domestic violence counseling. Moreover, if this is a second offense domestic violence charge then you are facing a mandatory jail sentence if convicted. As with any domestic violence conviction, it can impact future employment, the ability to obtain credit, and can cause a social stigma in the community. Rhode Island’s domestic trespassing law prohibits entering or remaining upon the land of another after having been forbidden to do so. The “domestic relationship” part of the law is typically read extremely broadly and can sometimes include distant family members and in-laws.

Domestic trespassing is a frequently charged offense that usually accompanies other domestic violence allegations including domestic assault and battery, domestic disorderly conduct, and domestic refusal to relinquish a telephone. If convicted, the charge of domestic trespassing carries up to one year in jail. These charges carry serious consequences and a significant stigma, a skilled and aggressive legal advocate can help you in successfully navigating your case to the best possible outcome.

Contact a Rhode Island Domestic Trespassing Lawyer 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by phone at 401-228-8271, email at, or via our online contact form.

Full Text of the Rhode Island Domestic Trespassing Law

Disorderly Conduct Statute

Rhode Island Domestic Trespass Charges - Areas We Serve

- Providence District Court - Barrington, Bristol, Burrillville, Central Falls, Cumberland, East Providence, Pawtucket, Providence, Woonsocket, Warren
- Kent County District Court - Coventry, Cranston, East Greenwich, Foster, Glocester, Johnston, Lincoln, North Kingstown, North Providence, North Smithfield, Scituate, Smithfield, Warwick, West Warwick
- Washington County District Court - Block Island (New Shoreham), Hopkinton, Narragansett, Richmond, South Kingstown, Westerly
- Newport District Court - Jamestown, Little Compton, Middletown, Newport, Portsmouth, Tiverton
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