No. 89-56-A.

582 A.2d 909 (1990)

Gregory J. PETTINATO v. Susanne L. PETTINATO.

Supreme Court of Rhode Island.

November 30, 1990.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Joseph Sciacca, Palombo & Piccirilli, Providence, for plaintiff.

Karen Pelczarski, William Landry, Blish & Cavanagh, Providence, for defendant.


SHEA, Justice.

This matter comes before the Supreme Court on Susanne L. Pettinato's appeal from a Family Court order awarding custody of a minor child to her now former husband. We affirm.

On May 4, 1987, Gregory J. Pettinato (hereinafter Gregory) filed a complaint for divorce against Susanne. On the same date, Gregory also filed a motion for temporary custody of Gregory J. Pettinato, Jr. (hereinafter Gregory, Jr.).

On May 4, 1987...

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