A recent thought provoking article in the Huffington Post written by Lara Lillibridge raises interesting questions about the difference in the way people treat “marriage contracts” and “commercial contracts.”  While people sign thirty page contracts for a two-year […]
The obligation to disclose assets and income to one’s spouse during a New Mexico divorce is fundamental to the ability of a family law judge to devise an equal division of community property and debts. This obligation extends […]
When contemplating the potential breakup of a marriage, it is probably not an elderly couple that comes immediately to mind. However, the special issues that confront senior citizens along with the rising average age of the American population […]
When parties seek a divorce in New Mexico, the court will address the division of property and debts based on New Mexico community property principles. In broad terms, this means that most assets acquired during the marriage or […]
There are a wide range of issues that a New Mexico family law judge will consider when determining what type of parental timeshare arrangement is in the best interest of minor children. While many of these relevant factors […]
When you are a party in a New Mexico divorce that involves minor children, a parenting plan will be one of the most fundamental aspects of the divorce judgment. Whether you are involved in a contentious custody case […]
Our Family Law Attorneys in Santa Fe, NM recognize that custody disputes involving same sex couples pose unique challenges. While the ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that invalidated sections of DOMA provided some protections for same sex […]
While many people associate the term “divorce” with all out domestic warfare, stressful protracted litigation, and bitter conflict, this is not the approach that is most common or desirable. The most contentious divorces can be expensive, emotionally taxing, […]
Many individuals (most frequently females) suffer prolonged periods of physical abuse, family violence, and intimidating threats of bodily harm because they feel as though they have few options for seeking protection from an abusive partner. New Mexico law […]
Our Santa Fe Divorce Lawyers often assist our clients in crafting parenting plans that prevent bitter child custody disputes and create stable lasting parenting arrangements. While many marital dissolutions and paternity actions are resolved through mediation or negotiation, […]