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If you’re interested in learning more about divorce laws for the state of New Mexico, be sure to check out the additional resources, links, and information listed below. These resources are not meant to be exhaustive, but might offer you some different directions that your own independent research might take you. Of course, you might also want to research the New Mexico Code on your own, just decide to consult a New Mexico attorney specializing in divorce law in that state.

New Mexico Divorce Resources:

Domestic Violence: This excellent resource includes names and phone numbers for anti-domestic violence assistance programs for every county in New Mexico, along with links to statewide services.

New Mexico Judiciary Self-Representation Website: This website, operated by the New Mexico judiciary, provides blank forms for filing for an uncontested divorce in the state, as well as forms for domestic violence protective orders.

Free Advice Divorce Articles:
Common Law Marriages
Dividing Up Property in a Divorce: Community Property vs. Equitable Distribution
The Divorce Process: From Separation to Final Judgment
Ending a Marriage or Taking a Break
Effect of Premarital Agreements on Divorce
Effect of Divorce on Taxes
Effect of Divorce on Estate Planning/Wills

New Mexico Family Law Statutes:

New Mexico Legal Separation: 40-4-1

New Mexico Divorce:
Grounds/Fault – No-Fault: 40-4-1, 40-4-2
Residency/Where to File: 40-4-4, 40-4-5

Mediation: 40-12-5
Annulment: 40-4-1

New Mexico Divorce and Finances:
Property Division/Debts: 40-4-3 
Spousal Support: 40-4-12

New Mexico Divorce and Children:
Child Custody: 40-4-8, 40-4-9 
Child Support: 40-4-11

New Mexico Divorce/Child Support/Child Custody Lawyers:
Find an experienced New Mexico Divorce Attorney at
Find an experienced New Mexico Child Support or Custody Lawyer at
How a Family Lawyer Can Help

New Mexico Online Divorce Services: – An online documentation service that helps users file for divorce.– Offers an affordable way to file for uncontested divorces online.

New Mexico Divorce Laws: Click below to find the New Mexico Divorce information you’re looking for:
New Mexico Divorce Law, Lawyers & Attorneys
New Mexico Divorce & Separation
New Mexico Divorce & Finances
New Mexico Child Custody & New Mexico Child Support

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