Category: divorce settlement

Dealing with Uncooperative Co-Parents

In an ideal world, after a New Mexico separation or divorce involving kids, both parents would be able to move forward and unite as a team to raise healthy, happy children in an environment that is free of conflict. Unfortunately, we don’t live in a perfect world, and sometimes, raw emotions and hurt from the […]

Using a Coordinator When Co-Parenting

Co-parenting is not always easy, no matter how good the intentions of both parents are. As co-parents, you have to make joint decisions for your kids, whether it’s which soccer team they’re going to join or what school they will attend. When making these decisions brings conflict every time and you don’t seem to be […]

Avoiding Financial Mistakes During a Divorce

Even the most amicable legal separation or divorce in New Mexico has potential pitfalls to avoid. One common area people make mistakes in is finances; it’s all too easy to lose track of dollars and cents when emotions are involved. Check out the following financial mistakes people often make in divorce so you can avoid […]

Protect Your Property and Money During A Divorce In New Mexico

One major concern for many divorcing New Mexico couples is how the money and property will be divided. This is only natural, as each spouse wants to protect their own financial health as they prepare to move on and they also want to keep the property they value the most. When you don’t have a […]

How Divorce Impacts Your Credit

A New Mexico divorce impacts many areas of your life, from how you live each day to your financial situation. In fact, many people who are headed into divorce worry about their credit because it can often be ruined by actions you take during the divorce process. A divorce does not negatively impact your credit […]

Dealing With Communication Issues During And After Divorce

Communication during and after a New Mexico divorce can become really complicated, and especially difficult when there are kids involved. You may not have a problem getting in contact with your former spouse, having clear, productive conversations can be another matter entirely. Sometimes, this devolves into a patterns of long-winded emails or vague, frustrating text […]

What You Need To Know About the "Schedule of Asset and Debts"

In any divorce in New Mexico, there comes a time when you have to deal with finances. In this state’s family law, there is a rule known as 1-123 that requires divorcing couples to disclose their finances in detail on a forms known as the “Schedule of Asset and Debts.” Keep reading to learn more about […]

Dividing Assets During A Divorce

When you are looking to get a divorce or are in the middle of one, it’s important to identify all of the assets you and your spouse have. This is so the court, or you and your spouse, can divide the assets in an equal way. Unfortunately, one or both spouses hiding assets in a divorce […]

Income And Expenses During The Divorce Process

The road from the start of your divorce to a decree can take days or even years in some cases, but life will still go on while it is in process. Therefore, there needs to be a temporary division of income and expenses, which is also known as “interim support.” The income coming into your […]

What You Need To Know About Spousal And Child Support And Bankruptcy

Given the current state of the economy and the rise in health care costs, many people in New Mexico and elsewhere are either planning to or are in the process of filing for bankruptcy. If you’re recently divorced, your finances might have taken a hit as a result, and you might be among the people […]