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Access to Justice topics and resources with information provided by the Legal Services and Programs Committee of the State Bar of New Mexico.

Monthly Virtual Workshops

Monthly Virtual Workshops

SBNM Bankruptcy Virtual Workshop

Each month, on the 4th Wednesday,

from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

To register, call 505-797-6094

For more information, call 505-797-6000

SBNM Divorce Virtual Workshop

Each month, on the 1st Wednesday,

from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

To register, call 505-797-6094

For more information, call 505-797-6000

Legal Resources for the Elderly Program (LREP) Virtual Workshop

Each month, on the 2nd Tuesday,

beginning at 11:00 AM

To register, call 505-797-6006 or

1-800-876-6657

Legal Resources for the Elderly Program (LREP) Virtual Workshop

Each month, on the 2nd Tuesday,

beginning at 11:00 AM

To register, call 505-797-6006 or

1-800-876-6657

Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court

Each month, on the 2nd Friday, Metro holds Teleclinics. To participate, parties can call the Self-Help Office at 505-841-9817

To view previous webinars, please visit the New Mexico Courts channel on youtube, https://www.youtube.com/NewMexicoCourts

 

General Information

 

The New Mexico Commission on Access to Justice (ATJ) is an independent, statewide body dedicated to expanding and improving civil legal assistance in the state. 

The Commission meets at least quarterly. Anyone interested is welcome to attend our meetings. Our next meeting is June 7, 2024, at noon. This meeting will be hybrid with in-person and remote access options for video and phone participation. Contact Tesha and Twila at atj@nmcourts.gov for more information and to participate.

Access to Justice publishes a monthly newsletter in English, Spanish, and Navajo. 

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The Volunteer Attorney Program of New Mexico Legal Aid is hosting their second free legal fair on Saturday, June 22, 2024. On a first-come, first-served basis, people can consult an attorney about family and civil law issues. The event will be at the Second Judicial District Court, Bernalillo County, 400 Lomas Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102. Click on the flyer for information about parking. ASL interpreters and bilingual attorneys and staff will be available. Attorney and support staff volunteers are needed. 

For this event, we need attorneys who are versed in family law (divorce with/without children, child support/spousal support, paternity, adoption, kinship guardianship); probate (wills/healthcare directives POAs); property (real estate, landlord tenant, foreclosure etc.); consumer; debt; expungement; name change; adult guardianship and other areas of civil law. Attorney sign-up

Additionally, we need non-attorney volunteers who can help with intake and other tasks throughout the fair. Please feel free to share the below link with those you know who may be interested in helping at this event as a non-attorney volunteer. Non-attorney sign-up

General Information

Justice Gap Report 2022 -- The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) contracted with NORC at the University of Chicago to help measure the justice gap among low-income Americans in 2022.

Established in 1974, LSC [Legal Services Corporation] operates as an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation that promotes equal access to justice and provides grants for high-quality civil legal assistance to low-income Americans. LSC distributes more than 90% of its funding to 132 independent nonprofit legal aid programs with more than 800 offices.