Access to Justice
Visit the New Mexico Courts website to learn about the Access to Justice Program and Commission.
Legal Resources for the Elderly
Call the State Bar’s free
legal hotline if you are over the age of 55 and a New Mexico resident and speak with an attorney to obtain assistance with your civil legal problems. Also check LREP’s webpage for a list of upcoming legal workshops and free legal publications.
I have a dispute with my lawyer
Consider whether the Client Protection Fund or the State Bar Fee Arbitration Fund could help with your dispute.
I need a lawyer
Search for a lawyer using the State Bar online member directory or one of our referral programs.
Attend a free upcoming workshop regarding your legal issue (topics include debt/bankruptcy, divorce, senior powers of attorney, advance health care directives, estate planning, Medicaid, other civil legal issues).
Enroll your students in one of the State Bar’s contests which help students learn about the law and provide the opportunity to win cash prizes.
Ask a lawyer your legal question free of charge during this annual call-in program held on the Saturday closest to May 1.
Other Legal Service Providers
Find other organizations in New Mexico that may be able to help with your legal issue.