Category: family law

How to Choose a Family Law Attorney

Your New Mexico family law attorney will provide you with guidance, answer your questions and help you on your way to getting the best possible outcome for your case. The attorney you hire will likely have a significant impact on how your case goes. Because the decisions made, and actions taken, in your family law […]

Celebrating Mother's Day and Father's Day After a Divorce

Mother’s Day and Father’s Day can seem like a can of worms all of a sudden after a New Mexico divorce or legal separation. However, these life events don’t change the significance of either day, so they shouldn’t impact the celebration of them, either. Whatever your current situation is, try the tips below to help […]

Co-Parenting After a Divorce in New Mexico

After a New Mexico divorce, there are a lot of major changes to adjust to, and one of them is co-parenting. From heightened emotions to scheduling and finances, co-parenting can become complicated quickly, and that’s never a good thing. Consistently being stressed and in conflict will benefit no one, and neither you nor your kids […]

The Dangers of Badmouthing Your Co-Parent in a New Mexico Divorce

Bitter feelings and frustration are pretty common in divorce, despite everyone’s best efforts to avoid negativity. Naturally, badmouthing can also rear its ugly head in this situation, and it makes the already-difficult task of co-parenting more challenging and stressful than it should be. Regardless of how often badmouthing is occurring in or after your New […]

Three Child Custody Case Mistakes To Avoid

Child custody and visitation tend to be two of the most serious aspects of a New Mexico legal separation or divorce case. Emotions run high when it comes to the children, and both parents may have different ideas about what will be best for the kids, both in the short term and over the long […]

Five Common Traits Of Strong Co-Parenting Relationships

For divorced or separated parents in New Mexico, co-parenting can be a difficult transition. It’s naturally everyone’s goal to have a healthy co-parenting relationship, as that is what’s best for the children and the parents, too. In reality, the condition of this relationship is largely determined by the state of the communication between both parents. […]

How To Handle Hidden Assets In A Divorce

Any New Mexico legal separation or divorce can involve hidden assets, and that can affect child support and property division. You deserve the share you’re truly entitled to, so if you believe your spouse isn’t being completely honest about the assets in your marriage, here are some typical scenarios to be on the lookout for. […]

Changes In The Momentum Of Family Court

Even if you’ve only vaguely followed sports, you likely know that the momentum behind a game can change with just one play. As seen in countless movies, at any moment, the energy behind a team can go flat. Then, something suddenly clicks and the momentum begins moving in a positive direction. That change lights a […]

Co-Parenting Communication During A Divorce

How you approach communicating with your co-parent has a direct impact on the outcome in a New Mexico divorce. Cooperation, empathy and open-mindedness are essential for positive communication between co-parents, but some parents find themselves stuck in negativity ruts and unable to identify which behaviors are preventing them from going forward. One common behavior that […]

Three Ways Help Alleviate The Stress of Co-Parenting and Divorce

Co-parenting after a New Mexico divorce isn’t always blissful. Sometimes, it’s not even civil.  Many parents are still recovering from the emotional fallout and stress of separation and divorce and have to now adjust to the challenges of raising children across two different homes. However, there are ways you can help alleviate some of the […]