Do minors living In the State of Rhode Island have the right to decide who they live with?
No. Under most state laws, minors are not afforded the legal right to decide who they would like to live with. Some courts do take into consideration a child’s wishes (usually teenager) when determining custody and timeshare. Courts must do what is in the best interest of the child. Contact a local family law attorney to discuss how to best make adjustments to your child custody order to better suit your minor children.