Rhode Island Superior Court General Magistrate

Patricia L. Harwood

General Magistrate

Contact Information
  • Frank Licht Judicial Complex, 250 Benefit St., Providence, RI, 02903
  • Office Phone: (401)222-3250
  • TTY: 711
General Background
  • High School: William E. Tolman High School
  • College: Boston College
  • Graduate School: Suffolk University School of Law
Public Service Information
  • Appointed by: Presiding Justice Joseph F. Rodgers, Jr.
  • Term Length Service: 10 Years
  • Appointment Date: December 28, 2000
  • The Superior Court is the trial court of general jurisdiction. It has original jurisdiction over all civil actions at law involving title interest in real estate except landlord and tenant actions, equity proceedings, and all other matters involving claims in excess of $10,000. The Superior Court has original jurisdiction over all crimes and offenses, both felonies and misdemeanors, except as otherwise provided by law.

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