Practice Areas

Experienced Rhode Island Lawyers

Silva, Thomas, Martland & Offenberg, Ltd., is a full service law firm located in Middletown, Rhode Island, serving Newport County, Bristol County, and the surrounding areas. Providing our clients with effective legal counsel is our primary goal, and we have developed a reputation for providing personal service and quality legal representation.

Practice Areas

  • Land use and zoning: We assist businesses and individuals with commercial and residential zoning, meetings with zoning and planning boards, evaluating and setting development goals, and proceedings before regulatory agencies.
  • Real estate: We have experience representing clients in purchase and sale agreements, landlord/tenant law, commercial and residential real estate closings, leases, mortgages, foreclosures, and condominium purchases and conversions.
  • Estate planning: We assists clients with wills, trusts, living wills, living trusts, powers of attorney, medical powers of attorney, Medicaid planning, and veteran’s benefits.
  • Probate:  We assist clients in various Probate Courts for the Probate of Wills, Petitions for Administration, Change of Name, Legal Guardianships and beneficiary representation
  • Elder law: We assist elders and their families with transitions from home to assisted living or nursing home; drafting and executing Powers of Attorney, Healthcare Powers of Attorney and assist with Medicaid Applications other related matters that effect seniors.
  • Business and commercial law: We provide business and commercial law services, including advice and representation regarding business formation, business litigation, employee agreements, business contracts, joint-venture agreements, non-compete agreements, and 1023 non-profit exemptions.
  • Administrative law: We have extensive experience before administrative courts and regulatory agencies. We are familiar with the requirement of the Administrative Procedure Act. We also assist with licensing, administrative hearings, and enforcement.
  • Personal injury: If you have been injured in a car or truck accident, call us to discuss your case.
  • Family law: We assist clients with divorce, child custody, military divorce, spousal support/alimony, and child support.
  • Education law: We have experience representing school districts in a variety of legal matters, including negotiations with labor unions, teacher grievances, and litigation.
  • Criminal defense: With a former prosecutor in our office, we have extensive experience with the criminal justice system. We have defended clients charged with misdemeanor criminal offenses such as assault, battery, DUI/DWI, and other traffic violations.

Contact our skilled Rhode Island lawyers today

Contact the attorneys at Silva, Thomas, Martland & Offenberg, Ltd., for all of your legal needs. We can be reached by telephone, fax, or by completing the client intake form provided on this Web site.

Silva, Thomas, Martland & Offenberg, Ltd.
1100 Aquidneck Avenue
Middletown, RI 02842
Phone: (401) 849-6200 or (401) 253-3998 (Bristol)
Fax: (401) 849-1820

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