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COVID-19 & Legal News: The Courts & Visitation in New Mexico
COVID-19 & Legal News: The Courts & Visitation in New Mexico

We've now been dealing with COVID-19 for 13 months. As we've seen, certain segments of society have returned to near pre-pandemic normalcy, while other segments remain tediously slow and ill-equipped to handle post-pandemic issues. This blog deals with the New Mexico courts ...

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    We've now been dealing with COVID-19 for 13 months. As we've seen, certain segments of society have returned to near pre-pandemic normalcy, while other segments remain tediously slow and ill-equipped ...

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    I recently received the following message via email regarding a particular divorce proceeding: "Quick Question: What's going to happen with the house?" The question is indeed quick. I'll give them ...

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    The last time I went to court, both parties were left unhappy. The mother, whom I was representing, received less in child support than she thought she deserved. The father, represented by another ...

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