Highly Rated Divorce, Mediation, Family law, Elder Law, Estate Planning
Attorneys In Newport, RI

We have a combined more than
40 years experience.

About us

The Law Offices of Howe and Garside, LTD

Newport, RI Attorneys at Law

Our Promise

We will listen to you. We will explore legal and non-legal methods of resolving your problem. We will provide you with the highest quality of legal counsel.

Accreditations :

AAD Accredited  Rhode Island Professional Excellence in Law

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Our Practice Areas

Family Law and Divorce
Family & Divorce

The Divorce Lawyers in RI at The Law Offices of Howe & Garside, Ltd. handle cases in all areas of family law including divorce, child custody, child support, mediation, military family law, legal separations

Legal Separation

The Rhode Island Mediators at Partners in Mediation at The Law Offices of Howe & Garside, Ltd. do Family Law Mediation, Family Court Arbitration, Rhode Island Elder Law Mediation

Elder Law
Estate Planning

At The Law Offices of Howe & Garside, Ltd. handle every aspect of Rhode Island Estate Planning and Rhode Island Elder Law. We have a dedicated team that works hard every day

Pension and retirement
Pension Division

The Rhode Island Pension and Retirement Law Attorneys at The Law Offices of Howe & Garside, Ltd. are well versed in all areas of Pension Law.

Non-Profit and Private Family Foundations

We work directly with founders, board members, and foundation staff to learn and navigate the rules so that they can focus their energies on philanthropy.

Google Top Rated

We at The Law Offices of Howe & Garside, Ltd. are dedicated and experienced Rhode Island Estate Planning, Elder Law and Divorce in RI.

  • Our experienced lawyers understand that whatever legal issue you face can be stressful.  Our combined team of lawyers have years of experience in a variety of legal areas including, Divorce, Family law, Estate Planning, Elder Law, Will, Trust, Estates, Probate and Mediation. Our combined skills and experience are used to help guide you through your complex legal problems, which sometimes involve different areas of the law.
  • Our Divorce Lawyers in RI represent clients with all of their Family Law cases. We have drafted hundreds of pension and 401k division documents (Qualified Domestic Relations Orders or “QDROS”) for other attorneys and their clients. We have also spoken on behalf of the Rhode Island Bar Association and other groups such as the Rhode Island Family Court – American Inn of Court, to educate divorce lawyers in RI and family law attorneys. Those topics spoken on include such things as mediation, asset division, social security, and the special knowledge required to represent Military members and their spouses effectively.
  • Our litigation lawyers are here for you when needed. Our experienced litigators know the court system and procedures and can represent you at trial when negotiations fail.
  • We also frequently lecture and represent clients and their families, for Estate Planning, Elder Law, Special Needs Planning, Wills, Trusts, and Estates in Rhode Island.
  • Jeremy Howe, Esq. and Tricia Martland, Esq. are Rhode Island Mediators operating under the name of “Partners in Mediation”. Tricia and Jeremy have been mediation together for several years, with Jeremy mediating for more than 20 years, with emphasis on Divorce Mediation, Family Mediation, and Elder Law Mediation.
  • We understand that divorce is very stressful and you may not know what to do about your situation. Our Divorce Lawyers in RI have the experience you need and will give you the guidance you deserve. Our Divorce Lawyers in RI will work with you from the initial filing until you are divorced, and even longer if you need us, too. We believe that with the right Divorce Lawyers in RI your divorce does not have to be so difficult.

Meet Our Team of


Jeremy W. Howe
Jeremy W. HowePARTNER

State of Rhode Island, admitted 1974
Federal District Court: First Circuit, admitted 1974

Susan E. Brassard
Susan E. BrassardAssociate

Rhode Island, admitted November 2009
Massachusetts, admitted December 2009

Kristy J. Garside
Kristy J. GarsidePARTNER

Rhode Island Bar, admitted November 2004
Massachusetts Bar, admitted December 2004, inactive

Jhowe & Tricia
Partners in

Partners In Mediation – Rhode Island Mediation Attorneys

Fallon Hirsch
Fallon HirschAssociate

Rhode Island, admitted 2009
Connecticut, admitted 2010
Massachusetts, admitted 2010, inactive

Alicia L. AnthonyAssociate

Rhode Island, admitted November 2019
Massachusetts, pending


What a few of our clients have to say about us.

Frequently Asked Questions

Call the office at 401-841-5700, complete the form on our website or email us at jhowe@counsel1st.com

Our attorneys will respond asap.

Each case is different, but we try to assess the issues in our first conversation to set up clear expectations before any payment would become due.

For phone consultations, we are usually available that day or the following day. For in person meetings, it depends on what type of case and the office location requested.

Initial phone consult is free at the Law Offices of Howe & Garside, LTD

Where married people work out the terms of their divorce together at Partners in Mediation, instead of a Jude making the decision for them.

Kristy J. Garside at the Law Office of Howe & Garside, LTD.

Contact Info.

Contact us

55 Memorial Blvd. Suite 5
Newport, RI 02840
Phone: (401) 841-5700
Fax: 401-367-0192

By Appointment

640 George Washington Hwy
Building B, Suite 103
Lincoln, RI 02865
Phone: (401) 841-5700

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    We also make ElderLaw housecalls!