Law Help New Mexico provides free legal information and resources for low-income New Mexicans. Learn more about your legal issue, your rights, and where to find services.

About this Site

Law Help New Mexico provides access to legal information for cases and legal issues occurring within the state of New Mexico. Please remember that legal problems can be quite varied and complex. All information contained within this site is for general information purposes only. For any individual case or legal issue, do not rely on the information contained in this site as a substitute for legal advice from a qualified attorney.

If your legal problem or issue occurs within a jurisdiction outside the state of New Mexico, you should not use this site. Click here for a list of legal aid programs available in other states and U.S. territories.

If you want to apply for individual legal help for a case or legal issue occurring within New Mexico,

You can apply for help with a legal problem by calling our toll-free statewide intake number: 833-LGL-HELP (833-545-4357). The intake line is generally open Monday through Thursday from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Mountain Time. Our staff will be happy to talk with you. If we are not able to handle your case, we will give you information and advice regarding steps you can take to solve the problem on your own. We also may be able to refer your case to other organizations in New Mexico that might be able to assist you.




New Mexico Legal Aid’s Intake Telephone Service and Together For Justice Online Web Application service will be making some temporary adjustments to manage a transition to both a new software and online intake system in the next few weeks.  


Beginning Friday, September 6, at 5pm, the Together For Justice Online Web Application portal will be suspended while we transition to our new online intake portal (current target date is mid-October). We apologize for this temporary reduction in access to our services.

For this time, beginning Monday, September 9, New Mexico Legal Aid’s Intake Telephone Line will expand its hours. The Telephone Line will be open Monday through Thursday from 10:00am to 4:00pm, including through the lunch period.




CAUTION! If you apply for legal help online, please make sure you are using a computer that is private and safe. Do not use a computer that can be accessed by anyone who you do not want to see the information you send to us.

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About New Mexico Legal Aid

New Mexico Legal Aid, which sponsors Law Help New Mexico, is the largest nonprofit provider of free civil legal services in the state. NMLA has dedicated its services to erasing barriers to justice for low-income New Mexicans by providing free and high-quality civil legal assistance and legal education for more than 60 years. Click here to visit New Mexico Legal Aid's main website.

New Mexico Legal Aid operates Law Help New Mexico in part with funding provided by: