Category: child custody

Grandparent Rights In New Mexico Post-Divorce

A divorce can take its toll on even the best of families, and this can leave grandparents feeling concerned about their grandchildren for many reasons. If one spouse is awarded full custody of a child, his or her grandparents may worry that they will no longer have access to their grandchild. However, grandparents do have […]

Tips For Successful Co-Parenting

There are a lot of challenges in raising children between two different homes after you’ve separated or started the divorce process in New Mexico. While you and your co-parent likely agree that you want your children to be raised so that they are happy and healthy, it’s the fine details that could become a contention […]

Back To School Co-Parenting Tips

When your kids head back to school, it can be a stressful event even if they don’t mind going. There is the  school supply shopping, doctor’s appointments and schedule changes that occur with preparing for the school year. When you add in a big change over the summer, such as your New Mexico divorce or […]

Co-Parenting Tips For Dealing With Financial Matters

As divorcing co-parents in New Mexico, you may have already dealt with stress and confusion when it comes to working with your co-parent to decide how to handle reimbursements and shared expenses for costs related to your children. Money tends to be a sensitive subject, and even the most ideal co-parenting situation can suffer when […]

Three Rules For Managing Family Plans and Information During Separation and After Divorce

When you have two separate homes during a separation period or post-divorce, managing family plans can get complicated quickly. Scheduling pick-up and drop-off times between both homes, deciding how holidays are going to work, and remembering all of the after-school activities and events your children have can be a lot to handle. On top of […]

Seven Tips For Easing A Child's Transitions Between Two Homes

When you’re in the midst of a New Mexico divorce, you’ve got a lot of things to consider. Naturally, your kids are at the top of that list, and many factors in your divorce can cause them stress. One point that can be particularly upsetting for your kids is having to move between your house […]

7 Common Social Media Mistakes During A Divorce

Emotions run high during a divorce, and it’s all too easy to act without thinking things through. Unfortunately, social media now can document every single mistake you make in the form of posts, and these can be used against you in court in New Mexico. When it comes to using social media during your divorce, […]

What Should You Do If Child Visitation Is Withheld

A parent often has to work hard for child visitation, and the last thing they want is to have something preventing it from happening as scheduled. However, sometimes it is the other parent that stands in the way of visitation, especially in situations where the divorce was particularly emotionally charged and unpleasant for everyone involved. […]

Child Custody Agreement Modifications

When it comes to child custody, it is always ideal when both parents can come to an agreement together without needing the court to intervene or have the judge decide for them. However, after a child custody agreement has been reached and has been in use for a period of time, one parent might decide […]

How A DUI or DWI Conviction Can Impact Your Family Law Case

New Mexico, like many other states, takes the act of drunk or drugged driving seriously. Even a first offense can net you fines, jail time and the loss of your license for up to a year, according to the New Mexico Department of Public Safety . What you may not know, however, is that being […]