Rhode Island Superior Court Special Magistrate

Patrick T. Burke

Special Magistrate

Contact Information
  • Frank Licht Judicial Complex, 250 Benefit St., Providence, RI, 02903
  • Office Phone: (401)222-3250
  • TTY: 711
General Background
Public Service Information
  • Appointed by: Presiding Justice Alice B. Gibney
  • Term Length Service: 10 Years
  • Appointment Date: April 19, 2018
  • 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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