Guardianship

What is Kinship Guardianship?

In the state of New Mexico, there are laws and processes in place to protect the best interests and well being of children. This is true when it comes to issues of guardianship, that is, deciding who will care for a child in a specific circumstance. The Kinship Guardianship Act offers guidelines for decision-making [...]

Divorce and The Holidays

The holidays are a stressful time for everyone. When a family has gone through a recent divorce, everyone feels the effects, especially children.  The court normally stipulates regular visitation rights as well as holiday time in the final divorce proceedings. If you cannot come to an agreement, the court will decide for you. In [...]

Legal Guardianship | 5 Things to Know

When you’re asked to be a guardian of a minor or elderly person, there are hundreds of questions that spring to mind. You may have a desire to help out a family member or close friend in need. Fortunately, the laws and guidelines surrounding guardianship in New Mexico are designed to help everyone involved [...]