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District Court Disclaimer Page

Disclaimers of Liability
  • The use of this site is solely at your own risk.  The website is provided on an “as is” or “as available” basis.  The Judiciary expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind with respect to the site (including, without limitation, the content and/or services offered) whether express or implied, including implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.
  • Users shall hold the Judiciary harmless from any claims for losses, costs, damages, expenses, or liability which may arise out of or in connection with the use of this Internet service and the contents herein by the user and its successors, assigns, employees, agents, representatives, or any third party.
  • In no event shall the Judiciary be liable for any damages, of any nature whatsoever, arising out of the use of or the inability to use this online service.

Use of Third Party Service Providers

  • The Judiciary may contract with third party service providers in order to process payments made through this website without notice to you. 
  • In accepting these terms and conditions below, you agree that all of these terms inure to the benefit of such third parties. 
  • Any third parties with whom the Judiciary contracts to provide services in connection with this website or related services shall be obligated to protect the confidentiality of any and all information voluntarily supplied by you, in accordance with the privacy policy below.
Refund Policy
  • This payment processing system will not allow overpayments to be made on a particular case or attorney account, however, to the extent that payment is applied to the wrong case, party, or attorney account, a refund will be processed upon receipt and verification of written notice of such incorrect payment (which notice shall include the accurate case number or attorney account, payment amount, case number, or attorney account on which payment was incorrectly applied as well as the date the incorrect payment was made, the receipt number, and cardholder/accountholder name and address) submitted within ninety (90) days of the incorrect payment date to the Supreme Court’s Finance and Budget Office, Director, 250 Benefit Street, Providence, RI  02903.  The Supreme Court’s Finance and Budget Office shall ensure that the payment is applied to the correct case in the case management system or attorney account, within five (5) business days of verification by the Supreme Court’s Finance and Budget Office of such incorrect payment.
  • Should such incorrect payment result in an overpayment on the correct case or attorney account, a refund of such overpayment (minus the processing fee) shall be issued to the paying party as long as there are no other outstanding obligations owed to the Judiciary by the party submitting payment.  A check will be issued and sent to you.  Refunds will be processed within five (5) business days of verification of overpayment by the Supreme Court’s Finance and Budget Office.
Privacy Policy
  • In utilizing this service, certain identifying information may be requested of you in order to verify and process your transaction(s).
  • The Judiciary makes every effort to maintain the privacy of confidential and/or personally identifiable information in its possession. 
  • The Judiciary and any third party with whom the Judiciary contracts to provide payment processing services shall hold and maintain all confidential and personally identifiable information in strictest confidence. 
  • Access to such information shall be carefully restricted to employees and third parties who require access in order to process your transactions. 
  • Any affiliated third party service providers are prohibited from publishing, copying, reproducing, selling, assigning, licensing, marketing, transferring, giving, or otherwise disclosing to others or permitting the use by others of such personally identifying information unless required by law.     


Rhode Island Judiciary 2011 Website Use Policy