New Mexico Legal Aid Bernalillo Nm

Law Help New Mexico provides access to legal information for cases and legal issues arising in the State of New Mexico. Please keep in mind that legal issues can be very diverse and complex. All information contained on this website is for informational purposes only. For individual cases or legal matters, do not rely on the information contained on this website as a substitute for legal advice from a qualified attorney. New Mexico Legal Aid is dedicated to removing barriers to justice for low-income New Mexicans by providing free, high-quality civil legal advice and education for over 60 years. As the state`s largest nonprofit provider of civil law services, NMLA serves all 33 counties in New Mexico. The Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Criminal Harassment Legal Aid Service continues to receive calls during the COVID-19 crisis. In March 2020, all in-person legal clinics and workshops were suspended in response to the emergency orders. But in 2022, virtual and telephone legal consultations and workshops will be held across the state. All are free.

Some of them have income restrictions. Click on the links below to learn more. Many legal services programs in New Mexico use federal poverty guidelines to determine financial eligibility. Some programs provide services to households with incomes above 200% of federal poverty guidelines; Other special legal programs and categories may provide services if the income level is above 200%. There will be free legal teleclinics throughout 2022. Click on the links below to learn more. If you are interested in applying for individual legal aid from New Mexico Legal Aid for a case or legal matter in New Mexico: culturally sensitive case management, counseling, legal advice, child and family programs, domestic violence program, problem gambling program, smoke-free service, and referrals for Asians. If your legal problem or problem arises outside the State of New Mexico, you must not use this website. Click here for a list of legal aid programs available in other U.S. states and territories. This new program provides advocacy and legal aid to victims of crime across New Brunswick. If you have any questions, please contact Christopher Sanchez at 505-768-6131 in Albuquerque or by email: christophers@nmlegalaid.org.

The legal aid service is open Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to help victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking with legal problems. For ages 60+ residents of Bernalillo, Sandoval, Torrance and Valencia counties. Free legal advice and representation in matters of health care, utilities, housing, living wills, certain financial matters, guardianship, consumer care, long-term care. Includes estate planning and forms, wills, transfer of deaths. Certain income limits for free services; after consultation. Does NOT deal with domestic relationships, criminal defense, medical malpractice, car accidents, neighborhood disputes, or adoption and grandparent visits. The Second Judicial District Court Pro Bono Committee is chaired by Family Division Judge Jane Levy and Civil Division Judge Erin O`Connell.

The Committee is composed of lawyers and support staff working in private and public institutions, as well as judicial support staff. The Committee, in collaboration with New Mexico Legal Aid and numerous public and private sector lawyers, has created a pool of pro bono lawyers that provides individuals with free pro bono lawyers. In addition, the committee encouraged the development and presentation of monthly civil and family legal clinics here at the courthouse and free legal fairs, also known as Law La Paloozas, throughout Bernalillo County on a quarterly basis. All services offered by the Pro Bono Committee are free for low-income residents. A list of scheduled events can be found in the calendar on this page. CAUTION! If you are applying for legal assistance online, please make sure you are using a private and secure computer. Do not use a computer that is accessible to people you do not want them to see the information you send us. New Mexico Legal Aid1-833-LGL-HELP (1-833-545-4357)Monday to Thursday9:00 a.m.

– 12:30 p.m.The New Mexico Legal Aid website can apply online: www.newmexicolegalaid.org New Mexico Legal Aid, which sponsors Law Help New Mexico, is the largest nonprofit provider of free civil law services in the state.