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, […]
Many marital partners with advanced degrees and professional training opt out of the economy presuming that their financial interests are protected even if they assume primary responsibility for domestic and childrearing duties. While marriage has many dimensions, one […]
When our child custody Lawyers represent clients, we are committed to representing our clients’ interests while also attempting to diffuse unnecessary animosity and conflict that can make child custody disputes more stressful for both the parents and children. […]
While our Farmington Child Support Lawyers receive many questions about financial obligations of support toward a spouse and/or children, many obligated parties express confusion about when their obligation to pay child support and spousal maintenance will terminate. The […]