Category: divorce court

What is a Divorce Settlement Facilitation?

If you and your partner have separated and have agreed to start the divorce process, you’ve probably heard the phrase “settlement facilitation” used once or twice by your attorney or mediator. Since most people aren’t familiar with the process, their next question is “what is settlement facilitation” In this article, we’ll define what this meeting […]

What is a Default Divorce & How Will it Affect You?

Whether you and your soon-to-be-ex partner agree on most matters in your divorce process or not, your hopes for a fast divorce can easily fade when the other party stops responding. While you may or may not expect them to ignore you personally, it is uncommon for someone to stop responding to divorce lawyers, attorneys, […]

Visitation Rights of Outside Family Members After a Divorce

There are few matters that can make the divorce process more complex than child custody. When you’re not an immediate family member of a child, but still want to maintain your relationship with them, it can be nerve-wracking to watch the custody battle from the sidelines. Will you be granted visitation? Can a legal guardian […]

Everything You Need to Know About Military Divorce

The topic of divorce is never easy, but it can be especially complex when you or your partner are members of the military. In this article, we’ll cover the basics of military divorce and when you’re ready, contact our Albuquerque and Santa Fe divorce attorneys to take the first step in starting your new life […]

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 […]

5 Things That Turn “Simple” Divorce Cases Into Complicated Cases

As you consider whether you need an attorney for your “simple” divorce, there is something you must keep in mind: a simple case can turn into a complex one at any time during the process. While there is no way to tell how your divorce will go without a crystal ball, here are five things […]

Things To Consider Before Filing For Divorce

As you realize your marriage is ending, you may find yourself in a storm of frustration, emotions and stress. Everyone is going to have to adjust to new living arrangements and make decisions about property and money. The emotions that stem from these changes make it more difficult for spouses to understand or even just […]

Understanding the Role of a Receiver During the Divorce Process

In a divorce, it’s not unusual for one spouse to hide assets, ignore court orders or to allow joint property to be lost or squandered. In certain cases, the court may decide that appointing a receiver is needed to resolve or improve a bad situation. A receivership is not part of every divorce, but they […]

What You Should Know About Gambling Debts During a Divorce

Losses from gambling can have a lasting and devastating effect on your life and those of your family members. Sometimes, one person’s gambling habits may lead to debts and will be the cause of the divorce. In any event, if you are divorcing in New Mexico and your spouse has debts due to gambling, you […]