Rhode Island Family Court Magistrate

Andrea Iannazzi

Magistrate

Biographical
Contact Information
  • J. Joseph Garrahy Judicial Complex, 1 Dorrance Plz., Providence, RI, 02903
  • Office Phone: (401)458-5300
  • TTY: 711
General Background
  • High School: La Salle Academy
  • College: University of Rhode Island
  • Graduate School: Suffolk University Law School
  • Previous Occupations: Deputy Counsel to Governor; Staff Attorney/Mediator, Rhode Island Family Court; Special Assistant Attorney General
Public Service Information
  • Prior Government Offices: Cranston School Committee
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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