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If you have any questions, please contact Christopher Sanchez at 505-768-6131 in Albuquerque or by email: christophers@nmlegalaid.org. LREP is a free legal advisor for New Mexico residents 55 years of age and older. LREP has no income restrictions and provides assistance in most civil cases. If a problem cannot be resolved through the helpline, referrals to private lawyers (pro bono, reduced fees or full fees) can be provided. CCDLC Program Provides Free, Low-Cost Legal Services to Residents of Southern New Mexico`s 10 Districts The Native American Disability Law Center is a private, nonprofit law firm that provides free legal assistance to Native Americans with disabilities to ensure they have access to justice and are equal members of their communities. The Law Center uses a coordinated approach of individual representation, systemic advocacy, and community building to address important issues specific to Native Americans with disabilities. Visit the website (above) to submit a legal aid form. Civil law services are free services that help low-income individuals and families defend their legal rights and resolve legal issues that often affect the most basic aspects of life – personal and family security, home ownership and protection, health care and economic security. Attorneys at the USBC Fair Lending Center provide free legal representation in foreclosure lawsuits for low-income homeowners nationwide.

The USBC Fair Trade Lending Center offers free monthly educational workshops for homeowners who represent themselves in their foreclosure cases. USBC HUD-certified housing counselors provide free assistance to homeowners, regardless of income, who are late with mortgage payments or foreclosure to request loan changes or other mitigation options. Advice includes support for financial management and budgeting. Lawyers provide free legal information on family law issues, including divorce, child support, custody, visitation, mediation, paternity, kinship/guardianship, domestic violence, adoption, and settlement facilitation. Enlace offers free legal aid to victims of domestic violence. They help clients obtain domestic violence protection orders as well as direct legal representation in domestic matters. They also provide immigration legal assistance to victims of domestic violence. Legal Aid is a national civil service organization that provides free legal advice to low-income residents and victims of violence, regardless of income level. Most people have incomes below 125% of the federal poverty guidelines. A central telephone entry line can be contacted toll-free from anywhere in New Mexico: 833-LGL-HELP (833-545-4357). Candidates can also apply online on the NMLA website, www.NewMexicoLegalAid.org. Services offered include short-term services, legal advice, expanded representation, public relations and legal education in the municipality.

Areas of law covered include Indian law, domestic violence protection orders and other types of family law assistance, evictions, seizures, public interest cases (including unemployment benefits and social security disability cases), consumer law, and tax assistance for low-income individuals who are denied an income tax credit or loan. for children, or who are in debt to the IRS. Special programs also provide direct services and advocacy to New Mexico`s acequia communities, land grants, settlements, and migrant workers. New Mexico Legal Aid does not provide assistance in criminal or juvenile delinquent cases, except in tribal courts in certain limited circumstances. All services must be accessible through 833-LGLHELP Monday to Thursday from 10:00 to 15:00 or through the online portal 24/7. New Mexico Legal Aid also coordinates the state`s volunteer attorney program in coordination with the New Mexico State Bar and the 16 pro bono committees of the judicial district. The volunteer lawyer program`s services include coordinating fairs and legal clinics across the state and matching needy clients with ready-to-serve pro bono lawyers. The organization`s headquarters in Albuquerque can be reached toll-free for administrative inquiries at 866-416-1922.

SCLO provides a full range of legal services to individuals aged 60 and over in the counties of Bernalillo, Valencia, Sandoval and Torrance in the areas of health and long-term care, utilities, consumer and housing law, living wills, true identity, identity theft and guardianship, and other protection services in keeping with our mission to advocate for seniors` rights, maximize their independence and ensure they receive the benefits to which they are entitled. We also offer community building through presentations and workshops and a robust website. The Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar Association operates legal clinics for the homeless in Albuquerque and Santa Fe. Volunteer lawyers work in clinics, providing legal information and advice, and referring clients to low-income or pro bono legal advice programs at the following locations: 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%. Established by the New Mexico State Bar Association on behalf of legal service providers throughout the state. Civil services include consumers, employment and unemployment, family law (child maintenance, custody and visitation, divorce, domestic violence and guardianship), seniors, housing and landlords, and utilities. New Mexico Legal Aid is a civil rights advocacy group dedicated to opening the door to equal access to justice for all disenfranchised and low-income individuals and communities across New Mexico by providing quality awareness, training, education, and advocacy services.

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. Provides cost-effective immigration legal assistance for obtaining or maintaining immigration status for individuals or their family members in order to maintain or restore family unity.