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Relocating with Children: What You Need to Know

The court protects the parents’ right to travel anywhere or live wherever they desire. But things could take a sudden turn if there are children involved. For divorced parents, relocating with children is an entirely different scenario. They can’t just take their children on trips outside the state or country without first seeking permission; much so if they plan to move away permanently. The law is tasked to protect the best interests of [...]

Questions to Ask Your Child Custody Lawyer

If you have never recruited the help of a custody lawyer in any civil case before, it can sound overwhelming and downright intimidating to do so when the time calls for it. Who you choose as your custody lawyer is not a decision to be made lightly. The trajectory of your family's life could be about to change dramatically based on a custodial decision made by the courts. You want a knowledgeable and [...]

New Mexico Child Custody Law: Where Do Grandparents Fit In?

In some child custody cases, third parties become involved as they too have worries about the welfare of a couple's child or children. Many times, this third party is a grandparent or grandparents who feel that their grandchildren are better off under their care. New Mexico child custody law allows for the grandparents to plead their case as a third party to the children in question, though their case must be a compelling [...]

How to Know if You Qualify for Alimony

Alimony or spousal support can be awarded to a spouse that needs it, following the hearing of a divorce case. New Mexico courts look at the financial responsibilities and needs of both spouses to determine who of them gets alimony and how much it will be. The spouse asking for support should prove to the court that he or she requires it. To know if you qualify for alimony, it is best that [...]

How to File for Child Support in New Mexico

The welfare of the children is the utmost concern of the law. This is why child support cases are meticulously discussed. In New Mexico, it is the court that orders which parent will pay for support, how much should be paid, when it must be paid, and who could receive the payments. More often than not, child support is required from the parent who doesn’t have physical custody of the child. There are [...]

How To Ensure Your Child Visitation Rights

After getting a divorce, the law provides a parent with child visitation rights, unless otherwise contested or agreed upon. Parents are expected to still look after the well-being of their children even if they are no longer living together. But along with these fathers’ rights come the responsibilities. Divorces don’t strip you of your responsibilities as a parent.  As a matter of fact, you’re more than required to exhibit it now that the [...]

Common Factors that Affect Spousal Support

The court will determine if a spouse needs alimony or not, as well as how much that spouse is supposed to receive and for how long. The court doesn’t just make assumptions when upholding a spousal support order. It considers many options when making decisions and calculations. The court does not award spousal support by default. It is not automatically given when a divorce case is being heard. Alimony has to be duly [...]

5 Ways to End Domestic Abuse

Domestic abuse is a sad reality that could happen in every home. It comes in different forms: physical, sexual, and emotional abuse. If you are facing some domestic issues and they have gotten severe that you can no longer function normally as an individual, you’re going to need legal counseling to help mitigate the problem. Also referred to as domestic violence, this ordeal oftentimes stems out of an abusive relationship at home. It [...]

2018-07-04T19:20:06+00:00Family Law Lawyers|

5 Qualities of a Great Divorce Attorney

A divorce attorney is a family lawyer who specifically handles marriage dissolution cases. If you’re looking for a divorce lawyer who can competently handle your case, be sure that he possesses the best qualifications. Doing so will ensure that you that whatever comes out of the divorce proceedings will mostly be in your favor. The outcome of a divorce proceeding can define what the future holds for you and your children. What’s more, the whole [...]

2018-07-04T19:16:51+00:00Divorce Lawyer|

How to Establish Paternity of Your Child

Establishing the paternity of a child is important for many reasons. For starters, it allows the father of the child to enjoy the rights that belong to him. A paternity petition is also necessary to resolve issues regarding child custody and visitation. Paternity simply pertains to the legal status of a father to his child. There are three ways to be considered the father of the child: acknowledgment, adjudication and presumption.  If a [...]

2018-04-30T21:32:52+00:00Paternity Lawyers|