Posts by Angel

The Benefits of Marriage Counseling

Posted by on May 17, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

There are generally two schools of thought when it comes to marriage counseling – those who are completely on board with it, and those who would “never in a million years.” Well my friends, if you are married then it’s time to face the reality that at some point in your relationship you may need some outside assistance, shall we say. Marriage is hard. Commitment takes work, compromise, and compassion. If you have made a lifelong pledge to another person then why would you not do everything possible to insure the success of that union? Why would you not do everything you can to be – happy?...

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New Mexico – High in Violent Crime

Posted by on May 15, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

As residents of New Mexico you are probably aware of New Mexico’s high violent crime rate. The following is definitely not aimed towards fueling fear, but rather, increasing vigilance. To begin with, violent crime technically refers to murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault – the crimes that are the most devastating to victims and their families. New Mexico’s violent crime rate has unfortunately been on the rise for a while; it rose 6.6% between 2012 and 2013, the greatest in the nation, which equated to nearly 597 per 100,000 residents. In 2015 New Mexico ranked third in...

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Top 10 Parenting Blogs

Posted by on May 12, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Moms! Dads! Your favorite New Mexico family lawyers are here to help you navigate the ups and downs of parenting by devoting this blog to our “Top 10 Parenting Blogs.” You’ll find tons of advice, stories, hacks, and information on how to raise happy kiddos. Enjoy! Science of Parenthood – uses science and math to the principles of raising kids in a fun and geeky way. Giving Birth With Confidence – by the renowned Lamaze international, is about pregnancy, childbirth and the first years of parenting with tons of advice from childcare experts. Their bloggers include Lamaze experts, doulas,...

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Elder Law in New Mexico

Posted by on May 10, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

There a certain vulnerable populations that deserve our extra care as a society – such as children, and the elderly. While the law has historically afforded children extra protection, the same cannot be said for the elderly. Elder abuse laws are relatively new in this country but New Mexico, for one, is taking a very aggressive approach on prosecuting these crimes. Elder abuse is different depending on the nature of the case. The three main categories are: Abuse within a residential care facility. Abuse at home by a family member or caretaker. An outsider who takes advantage of the elder,...

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How to Adopt in New Mexico

Posted by on May 8, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Adopting a child is very much a legal process, as much as perhaps a joyous one. It’s imperative that you follow the steps properly because when you adopt a child, you legally make this person a member of your family. Your adopted child will have the same legal rights as a birth child after approval by a court of law. To legitimize the adoption you will receive an adoption decree as well as a birth certificate with your name noted as the parent of your adopted child. To make sure you are on top of all the legalities for a New Mexico adoption, here is some helpful information as you begin this...

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