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Family Law, Estate Planning & Probate Attorneys in West Warwick, Rhode Island

Brian D. Fogarty

Brian D. Fogarty


For over two decades, Brian has been serving the needs of individuals and families in Rhode Island. Born and raised in Rumford (East Providence), he graduated with his B.A. in English from the University of Rhode Island. Brian then earned his J.D. from Roger Williams University School of Law, graduating in the top ten percent of his class. His in-depth knowledge and his passion for offering authentic legal representation were truly unmatched from the start. Now, he continues to advocate for clients in estate planning, probate, personal injury, bankruptcy cases, and beyond.

Frank A. Ribezzo, Jr.

Frank A. Ribezzo, Jr.


Frank attended North Providence High School as a native Rhode Islander. A graduate of Rhode Island College with a double major in Sociology and Justice Studies, he went on to earn his J.D. from Roger Williams University School of Law. There, he was a three-time CALI Award recipient, as well as the Intra-School Chairperson for the Moot Court Honor Society. He met Brian in law school, where they began planning to open their own firm. Today, Frank's practice includes family law matters, personal injury cases and any other services that his community needs.


Why Choose DFR?

We are ready to stand by your side,
every step of the way.


Our team has more than four decades of combined experience serving the legal needs of our community. We know how important your case is to you, which is why we offer counsel backed by a depth of knowledge at every stage of the process.


At this firm, you won't get passed off to a paralegal or legal assistant. Personal time with one of our attorneys is always guaranteed. We'll listen to your story, seek to understand your situation, and pursue an outcome for your case as if it was our own.


Community matters. In fact, community is everything. We aspire to be helpful and accessible to our Rhode Island community at a reasonable cost. If an in-person consultation doesn't work for you, we're also available virtually, including Zoom and other platforms.

Our Services


Collaborative Counsel & A Path Forward

Legal issues can come out of nowhere to overwhelm you and your family. When this happens, it can be tempting to isolate yourself and try to weather the storm alone. Don't make that mistake.

Since 1998, we've helped Rhode Islanders navigate life-altering legal situations. From issues of divorce and probate to estate planning, personal injury, and bankruptcy, we strive to take the weight off our clients' shoulders and help them seek a path forward through choppy weather and rocky terrain.

If your family's structure is shifting, you may be feeling intense stress. Our family law attorneys provide the guidance you need to finalize your divorce, determine a child custody arrangement, pursue child support, and more. These complex issues can be emotionally draining. There's no need to face them alone.

After the loss of a loved one, it's important to focus on healing and moving forward. The probate process, though, could get in the way. Our legal team is here to help. We provide straightforward, client-centered support in estate planning, estate administration, probate, and guardianship. Focus on what's most important in your life, and we'll handle the rest.

Whether you are suffering in the aftermath of a car accident, you are overwhelmed by debt and creditor harassment, or you are worried about your family's future, we are prepared to put your interests first. You deserve the chance to pursue a brighter tomorrow—we're ready to give you that chance. Schedule a free consultation with the Law Office of Devane, Fogarty & Ribezzo in West Warwick. We serve the surrounding areas of Coventry, Warwick, Cranston, East Greenwich, and the rest of Rhode Island.