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New Mexico Divorce Law


Each state has its own set of laws covering alimony, property distribution, child support and child custody. New Mexico divorce laws are complex, but with help from a New Mexico divorce lawyer, you can understand New Mexico divorce laws and state requirements during the divorce process.

For your convenience, the chart below summarizes a few of the key concepts of New Mexico's divorce laws:

New Mexico State Laws

  • Fault/No-Fault: Both
  • Property Distribution: Community
  • ADR Available: Yes
  • Parenting Plan Required: Yes

Please understand that this information is provided for illustration purposes only and is not legal advice. A local divorce lawyer can help you understand New Mexico divorce law and your divorce options. To connect today call 877-349-1310 or fill out the divorce case review form below.

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The above synopsis of New Mexico divorce laws is by no means all-inclusive and has been adapted from applicable state laws. These laws may have changed since our last update and there may be additional laws that apply in your situation. For the latest information on these divorce laws, please contact a local New Mexico divorce lawyer in your area.

Note: Keep in mind that all divorce laws are complex. If you need legal divorce advice or want to fully understand how these laws affect you, please speak with a local divorce attorney.