• Summary
  • Representative Matters
  • Professional Affiliations
  • Education
  • Areas of Practice
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    Robert Joseph Sgroi

    Partner at Our Rhode Island Family & Civil Law Firm

    Prior to joining and becoming a partner in the firm in January, 2008, Bob had been a sole practitioner since 1980 and was associated for sixteen (16) years with the firm of Breslin, Sweeney & Earle in Warwick, Rhode Island.

    Bob's practice is concentrated in the area of matrimonial law and related issues addressing child custody; spousal and child support; marital settlement agreements; common law marriage; parental relocation; and premarital and postmarital agreements. In addition, Bob has been a solicitor for the City of Warwick since 2004, where he is responsible for the prosecution of misdemeanor criminal matters such as domestic violence and driving under the influence, as well as municipal law issues that arise in the city.

    When away from the office Bob enjoys spending time with his wife and four children, and had been involved for many years in youth basketball in Rhode Island. Bob continues to improve his tennis and culinary skills, and professes to make the best martini in New England.

  • Representative cases:

    • Truk Away v. Macera Bros., 643 A.2d 811 (R.I. Supreme Court 1994)
    • Puleo v. Forgue, 610 A.2d 124 (R.I. Supreme Court 1992)
  • Professional associations and memberships:

    • Rhode Island Family Court Bench/Bar Committee, 1998 - 2005
    • Edward Gallogly Inns of Court, 1998 - Present
    • Gilbert Stuart Museum, Member, Board of Trustees, 2008 - Present

    Bar admissions:

    • Rhode Island, 1980
    • New York, 1988
    • U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island, 1980
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1992

    Past employment positions:

    • Robert J. Sgroi, Sole Practioner, 1980 - 2008
    • City of Warwick, Assistant City Solicitor, 2004 to Present
  • Education:

    • Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law, Ada, Ohio
      • J.D. - 1980
    • University at Albany, Albany, New York
      • B.A. (cum laude) - 1977
      • Major: American Studies
  • Areas of practice:

    • Family Law
    • Common Law Marriage
    • Divorce
    • Child Custody, Support and Visitation
    • Premarital Agreements
    • Property Settlement Agreements
    • Adoption
    • Domestic Violence
    • Parental Relocation
    • Driving While Impaired/Under The Influence
    • Business and Commercial Litigation
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