Rhode Island Family Court Magistrate

Charles J. Levesque

Magistrate

Biographical
  • Date of Birth: 08/02/1954
Contact Information
  • J. Joseph Garrahy Judicial Complex, 1 Dorrance Plz., Providence, RI, 02903
  • Office Phone: (401)458-5300
  • TTY: 711
General Background
  • High School: Portsmouth High School
  • College: University of Rhode Island, BA, 1977
  • Graduate School: Loyola University School of Law, JD, 1980
  • Previous Occupations: Attorney
Public Service Information
  • Public Offices and Appointments: State Senator (2004-2010); State Representative (1992-2002)
Description
  • The Family Court has jurisdiction over matters relating to delinquent, wayward, dependent, neglected, abused, mentally deficient, or disordered children. The Family Court also hears and determines all petitions for guardianship of any child who has been placed in the care, custody, and control of the Department of Children, Youth and Families. The court also has jurisdiction over adoptions, child marriages, paternity proceedings, matters involving domestic relations, juveniles, and all matters relating to the enforcement of laws regulating childcare providers and child placing agencies.

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