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  • FAQs – Custody & Visitation in New Mexico
    FAQs – Custody & Visitation in New Mexico

    What’s the difference between custody and visitation? “Custody” addresses whether one or both parents have the power to make decisions about the child whereas “visitation” covers when the child will ...

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  • What to Expect – The First Meeting with Your Family Law Attorney
    What to Expect – The First Meeting with Your Family Law Attorney

    Most people feel nervous when meeting with a lawyer, especially when they are also dealing with a major change in their family life. Take a deep breath. I promise I don’t bite. Here’s a little bit ...

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  • What to Expect – Going to Court
    What to Expect – Going to Court

    If you’ve never been to court before, it can seem scary. I will try to de-mystify the experience and hopefully alleviate your fear. What should I wear? Men should wear a button down shirt, dress ...

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  • FAQs - Child Support
    FAQs - Child Support

    How is child support determined in New Mexico? Child support in New Mexico is set by the statute known as the New Mexico Child Support Guidelines. It is a straightforward formula that looks at the ...

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  • FAQs – Just Got Served?
    FAQs – Just Got Served?

    I was just served with court papers – what do I do now? Take a DEEP breath. Do it again. Find a quiet place, sit down, and read through the papers once to look for the date and time of any court ...

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  • FAQs – Divorce & Legal Separation
    FAQs – Divorce & Legal Separation

    What does “Dissolution of Marriage” mean? “Dissolution of Marriage” is just another way of saying divorce. When two people get divorced, they are dissolving the marriage. Once the judge signs the ...

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