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October 13, 2022 - 1:47 pm

Frequently Asked Questions and Wildfire Assistance  What can New Mexico Legal Aid help me with if I’m a Wildfire/Flood victim? Please contact us at 1-833-LGL-HELP (1-833-545-5357) if you need help with the following:  FEMA applications...

September 27, 2022 - 10:13 am

This website is dedicated to helping New Mexicans with FREE legal Research from housing to consumer rights and family law. One of our managing attorneys talks about the different types of research available.        

September 13, 2022 - 9:46 am

Watch this short video on how the New Mexico Legal Aid partnership with United Way of Central New Mexico is working to keep families housed. 

September 12, 2022 - 10:52 am

“Illegal evictions are a problem with the system. They certainly happened before the pandemic, and it’s happened after the pandemic,” said Thomas Prettyman, NMLA Managing Attorney.

June 28, 2022 - 9:53 am

Our attorneys talk about the lawsuit filed against NM Workforce Solutions & Acting Sec. Ricky Serna for illegally denying unemployment benefits to New Mexicans during the pandemic.

June 15, 2022 - 12:05 pm

We have launced a Consumer Division to better serve New Mexicans dealing with civil consumer related legal issues. 

May 25, 2022 - 9:29 am

LANDLORD – TENANT LAW WORKSHOP FREE seminar for public On Thurs, June 2, 2022 and repeated Thurs, Sept 1st , and Thurs...

March 1, 2022 - 11:35 am

The eviction process is a very quick one in New Mexico. New Mexico Legal Aid's Housing Managing Attorney gives an overview as to what happens if a landlord seeks to evict you.

February 17, 2022 - 9:40 am

Our tax attorneys look at different ways to maximize your return.  

February 14, 2022 - 12:48 pm

Our tax attorney discusses the impact of not filing your taxes and the benefits you may lose as a result.

February 10, 2022 - 2:09 pm

As a taxpayer there are protections in place against predatory tax preparers. Our tax attorney gives an overview of some of your important rights.

February 9, 2022 - 12:49 pm

This segment looks at the responsibilities consumers need to be aware of before signing off on any tax documents prepared by a tax preparer.

February 7, 2022 - 4:40 pm

During this segment our Low Income Taxpayer Clinic staff attorney offers tips for preparing your taxes.

February 2, 2022 - 10:00 am

All New Mexico counties have resumed evictions. Here are tips if you are facing eviction from New Mexico Legal Aid's Housing Division Managing Attorney.

February 1, 2022 - 9:18 am

In New Mexico not every tax preparer is the same. In this episode we will discuss how to avoid predatory, unlicensed and unregulated tax preparers.