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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.

February 1, 2022 - 9:10 am

Starting February 1, 2022 the stay of eviction hearings passed by New Mexico Supreme Court is lifted in parts of New Mexico and soon the eviction moratorium is expected to be lifted for the entire state, possibly by March.

January 31, 2022 - 1:35 pm

New Mexico Legal Aid can assist victims of domestic violence in obtaining an order of protection against their abuser. For more than 50 years New Mexico Legal Aid has assisted New Mexicans Living in poverty with free legal services they otherwise would not be...

January 27, 2022 - 9:43 am

Paid commercial tax preparers often offer, not just tax preparation, but also an enticing array of tax products such as refund anticipation loans and refund anticipation checks. This video focuses on why you should avoid these types of loans.

January 26, 2022 - 8:50 am

Tax lawyers at the free Low Income Taxpayer Controversy Clinic at New Mexico Legal Aid help people facing all kinds of income tax problems, including IRS audits, wage garnishments for unpaid income taxes, and income tax-related identity theft.  

September 21, 2021 - 8:19 pm

Wonder what the "Federal Poverty Level" or "Federal Poverty Guidelinse" are all about? The federal government sets "guidelines" to determine eligibility for various benefits available to low-income US citizens and qualified immigrants. The guidelines are...

July 21, 2021 - 7:57 pm

See the Center's website for more information ... "The pandemic and economic crisis have created financial hardships for many New Mexicans. Many families have had difficulty accessing the financial resources available to help meet basic needs. In response, we...

January 26, 2021 - 2:28 pm

The Volunteer Attorney Program sponsors free legal teleclinics to financially eligible New Mexicans throughout the State. Remaining Legal Teleclinics in 2022: October 20 - The application period opens on September 15th and closes on September 30th....

November 20, 2020 - 12:22 pm

KNOWN RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS IN NEW MEXICO (as of 11/20/2020)   Albuquerque 311 Information Center Dial 311 or visit https://www.cabq.gov/311 https://www.cabq.gov/family/services/homeless-services/eviction-prevention Bernalillo...

April 6, 2020 - 3:20 pm

ECONOMIC IMPACT PAYMENTS TO INDIVIDUALS UNDER THE CARES ACT: What we know as of 4.2.20   Note: There is a continuous flood of new information about how the economic impact payments will be delivered. The information in this fact sheet is current...

March 18, 2020 - 8:48 pm

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has gathered resources about the potential financial impacts of the coming days. Read here.

December 31, 2019 - 10:50 pm

The City of Albuquerque and New Mexico Legal Aid have begun a partnership to provide: Information and Referral services to residents of Albuquerque about Landlord-Tenant issues. Legal assistance may also be provided for qualified low-income tenants...

December 31, 2019 - 10:20 pm

Apply online for Legal Assistance !!! Solicitar asistencia legal en línea !!!   New Mexico Legal Aid assists low-income New Mexico residents with civil legal issues. New Mexico Legal Aid ayuda a los residentes de bajos ingresos de Nuevo...

September 6, 2019 - 10:40 am

Need to know more?   New Mexico Legal Aid has put together an information packet about the New Mexico Courts Online Dispute Resolution program.   Learn more by reviewing this information packet In English En español...

May 24, 2019 - 5:28 pm

The American Bar Association hosts a FREE service where you can confidentially ask legal questions online and receive a response by email from an attorney licensed in New Mexico.       http://nm.freelegalanswers.org