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4 “Dirty” Divorce Moves to Be on the Lookout For 

No one ever wants a divorce that turns ugly. That scenario is stressful and can take a toll on your money, your time and your mood. You may want to take actions and make decisions that minimize the drama in your divorce, but despite your best efforts or how civil your soon-to-be ex seems, there […]

All About Community Property in New Mexico

As you consider your divorce, you likely have a lot of questions and concerns, particularly when it comes to how assets and debts will be split between you and your spouse. New Mexico is what is known as a “community property” state, and this will guide how your property and debts are divided. An attorney […]

5 Common Questions LGBTQ+ Couples Facing Divorce Ask

Divorce is often an emotional and confusing time for a couple, and these feelings can be heightened for LGBTQ+ couples due to understandable concerns over how laws will apply and how they will be treated by the court. An experienced LGBTQ+ divorce attorney can help answer your questions, clear up any confusion and address concerns […]

3 Lists You Need to Make for Mediation

Whether you are going to attend mediation for your divorce or child custody case, you need to prepare in advance to have the best chance at a successful outcome. The Best-Case Scenario Your first list is your best-case scenario. This will be every single thing you want, even if you know this may be unrealistic […]

What to Ask Yourself Before Deciding to Divorce

Divorce isn’t often a snap decision. It is an extremely difficult problem that people often try their absolute best to avoid. It is a significant decision, and many people take their time before deciding whether divorce is the best option. If you are thinking about divorce but are not sure if this is the right […]

3 Tips When You Must Divorce a Partner with Substance Abuse Issues

When you have a spouse who has a substance addiction, it can pose a threat to you, your children and others in various ways. Substance abuse can also impact your divorce process in several ways. If you are divorcing someone with a substance abuse issue, use the tips below to help you protect yourself, your […]

Just How Long Will I Pay Spousal Support?

Spousal support, or alimony, may be a part of your divorce case. An attorney familiar with divorce law in Santa Fe will be able to discuss the possibility of spousal support in your divorce, but you can learn more about this generally below. Spousal support usually falls into one of three categories: long-term, rehabilitative and […]

Does Your Divorce Agreement Tick All the Boxes?

Your divorce agreement is the legal document that will detail what happens in your divorce. This legally-binding settlement is what will set the tone for your post-divorce life, so before you sign, make sure that you have an experienced attorney review it. In the meantime, you can learn more about what this important document should […]

The Divorce “Trap” and Your Exit Strategy

There are many things that people think of when going through a divorce, but a very common element is the feeling of being trapped. You may feel trapped in a tough situation now and think that the same will apply after the divorce. While some people do find divorce gives them freedom and an exit […]

What to Expect During Adoption in New Mexico

There is a lot of preparation involved when you are welcoming a new member into your family. If you live in New Mexico and are considering adoption, an attorney experienced in family law in Albuquerque and elsewhere in the state can help you during this process. In the meantime, learn more about what to expect […]