What is a marriage settlement agreement?

Many couples in New Mexico who have decided to end their marriage are able to agree on many, if not all, of the issues that a divorce entails. The question then becomes whether either spouse can trust the other to abide by the agreement. The solution in most cases is...

Our legal team can draft prenuptial agreements

A couple of weeks ago on the blog we discussed prenuptial agreements and how to ensure that they can be enforced. These agreements can be pivotal to your marriage and, in the event of divorce, your life post-marriage. By having a valid, thorough, and clear prenuptial...

Enforcement of prenuptial agreements

Many couples in New Mexico sign agreements before they marry that specify in advance how certain issues will be resolved if the couple should decide to file for divorce. Such issues can include division of property, payment of spousal maintenance, child support and...

Understanding joint custody in New Mexico

For New Mexico parents who are contemplating a divorce, the most important issue is child custody. An understanding of the laws governing child custody can be helpful in making the several difficult decisions in pursuing a divorce. Child custody is governed by New...

What is “no fault” divorce?

“No fault” divorce is a term that is familiar to most people in New Mexico, but the meaning of the phrase and its legal implications are not. This blog is not long enough to explore all of the subtleties of no fault divorce, but an overview of the topic...