There is no law in New Mexico that says a person must hire a lawyer to prepare divorce or child custody papers. When parties cannot agree on issues involved in separating assets and/or children’s time, it may make sense to hire an attorney. But, for hundreds of couples in New Mexico, it makes more sense to file pro se and spare yourselves the cost and stress of an average divorce. We make it easy for you to create your own divorce forms or custody documents and file them with your local district court. All you have to do is follow the steps and instructions provided. You can start your process right now. Select the service you need:
Select this option if you are currently married and you and your spouse do not have children, do not have dependent children over the age of 18 with a disability, are not expecting a child or all children are over the age of 18.
Select this option if you are currently married and you and your spouse have children under the age of 18, have dependent children over the age of 18 with a disability or are expecting a child.
Select this option if you are not married, and have children under the age of 18, have dependent children over the age of 18 with a disability or are expecting a child with your partner.
Help Every Step of the Way
RoybalMackLaw.DivorceNM.com provides the resources and tools you need to file for divorce or child custody on your own but not alone. At any time during the online divorce process, you may consult with an experienced New Mexico family law attorney. Consultations range from up to 15 minutes to an hour to give you the time you need to ask your questions and get the legal advice you need to move forward confidently with your pro se divorce or custody case. You may also find a wealth of information in Divorce and Custody: A Guide for Representing Yourself in Court, our 70-page guide designed to help you navigate New Mexico Domestic Relations Court system and the divorce and custody process.
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