Rhode Island no contact order violations
When any person is suffering from domestic abuse that person may file a complaint with the district court requesting that a no contact order be set in place to protect him or her from future abuse.
Further any person, or parent, custodian, or legal guardian of a minor child may on behalf of that child, who is suffering from domestic abuse or sexual exploitation, may file a complaint with family court requesting a no contact order be set in place to protect that child from future harm.
When a no contact order is set in place the person whom the order is against may not contact the other party. If that person does contact the complainant, it is considered a misdemeanor violation and then they will be subject to a fine and possible imprisonment or both.