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Our Family Law attorneys were able to successfully secure custody and placement of children for a client in Washington County Family Court after a near year-long battle.

Our Civil Litigation attorneys were successful in winning their trials in both the Westerly Probate Court and then the Washington County Superior Court of Rhode Island. The highly contentious battle was the result of a family dispute that involved waterfront property.

In 2015, Thomas J. Capalbo, III, Esq. served as the town’s solicitor following his unanimous appointment to the post by the Westerly Town Council. Capalbo had been a member of the Zoning Board of Review since 2010. He practiced law at 67 High Street in Westerly, RI with the law firm of Capalbo, Capalbo & Hartford, LLC since 2008. He earned a bachelor of science in business administration, with a concentration in finance, from The Catholic University of America in 2005. In 2008, he was awarded a law degree from Massachusetts School of Law. Capalbo's father, Thomas J. Capalbo, Jr., Esq., served as solicitor from 1980-1981.

Our Personal Injury attorneys were able to obtain a great settlement for an elderly client who suffered a slip and fall at the Providence Place Mall.

Our Criminal Law attorneys were able to successfully secure dismissals on numerous misdemeanor charges after our client's case was assigned to trial.

Our Criminal Defense attorneys were able to successfully reduce a misdemeanor charge to a Not Guilty 1-year filing.

Our Real Estate Zoning attorneys were happy to help our well-respected and cherished commercial client successfully obtain variances from the Town of Westerly Zoning Board of Review. Congratulations again and best of luck at your new location!

 

Our Bankruptcy attorneys were able to successfully discharge a Joint Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in the United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Rhode Island, despite challenges by the United States Trustee on issues pertaining to proper venue.

Year 2014 marked the 80th anniversary of the Westerly area-based law firm of Capalbo, Capalbo & Hartford, LLC! Eight decades following the Firm’s inception in 1934, Capalbo, Capalbo & Hartford, LLC maintains its position as a leading general practice law firm not only in the Washington County, Rhode Island region, but across state lines into New London County, Connecticut, as well. The Firm’s lasting success is a product of its perpetual commitment to meeting the ever-changing needs of its clients. 80 years is an extraordinary accomplishment for our Firm - our success and longevity are attributable to the governing values on which we were established, as well as our dedicated attorneys and support staff who strive to provide the highest quality service to our clients each and every day.

Our Civil Litigation attorneys were successful in their appeal of a lower Municipal Court decision. The matter was heard before a 3-member Appeals Panel in the Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal consisting of the Chair of the Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal, Chief Magistrate of the Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal, and a Magistrate of the Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal. The matter was remanded back to the lower Municipal Court for Trial.

Our Criminal Law attorneys were able to significantly reduce several felony and misdemeanor charges for a client in New London, Connecticut.

Our Criminal Law attorneys were able to successfully reduce two felony assaults with a deadly weapon to misdemeanor simple assault charges with Not Guilty filings in Washington Counter Superior Court, Rhode Island.

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