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Albuquerque Bar Association

Discounted 30-minute consultation with attorney available. List of court self-help centers and legal services throughout NM, including for people who are disabled, Native Americans, children, Spanish speakers, immigrants, low-income New Mexicans, and legal clinics for people experiencing homelessness in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Las Cruces

(505) 243-2615

Albuquerque Office of Diversity and Human Rights

Investigates complaints of discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations

(505) 768-4589

 

Catholic Charities

Immigration assistance with adjustment of status, DREAMERS, consular processing outside US, work authorization, permanent resident, citizenship classes and certificate, translation and notarization (as part of case), and other services.

(505) 724-4662 Albuquerque

(505) 724-4631 Albuquerque

(505) 424-9789 Santa Fe

Center for Self-Help and Dispute Resolution (Second District Court)

Provides forms, referrals, and procedural information for those who wish to represent themselves without an attorney in matters of divorce, child custody, child support, driver's license restoration, and name changes. Does not offer support for restraining orders, landlord/tenant issues, or Metro Court appeals.

(505) 841-7412

Drug Center

Informs the public about potentially life-threatening prescription medications and devices, and also offers case evaluations to affected consumers.

 

El Centro de Igualdad y Derechos

Latino immigrants' rights org: documents abuses, informs community of rights, gives info on deportation, detention, workers compensation, housing, driver's licenses and more

(505) 246-1627

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission- EEOC

Accepts and investigates allegations of discrimination

(800) 669-4000

Law Access New Mexico

Brief legal service and referrals on the phone for low-income residents

(505) 998-4529

(800) 340-9771

NM Asian Family Center

Culturally sensitive case management, counseling, legal consultation, children and family programs, domestic violence program, compulsive gambling program, anti-tobacco service, and referrals for Asians

(505) 717-2877

New Mexico Crime Victims Reparation Commission

Possible compensation for victims of violent crime

(505) 841-9432

(800) 306-6262

NM Immigrant Law Center

Partners with community organizations to assist immigrants with legal representation enabling them to obtain lawful residence. Partners include: ACE Leadership HS, Catholic Charities, El Centro de la Raza, El Centro de Igualdad y Derechos, Encuentro, Enlace Comunitario, Partnership for Community Action, Peanut Butter and Jelly Family Services, Pegasus Legal Services, Prosperity Works, RFK Charter School, Somos Un Pueblo Unido, South Valley Academy, and Young Children's Health Center

(505) 247-1023

New Mexico Legal Aid

Free legal services in civil cases for low-income people

(505) 243-7871

(505) 867-3391
Pueblos

Pegasus

Children's law

(505) 244-1101

Resources, Inc.

(505) 884-1241

Senior Citizens' Law Office

For age 60+ residents of Bernalillo, Sandoval, Torrance, and Valencia counties. Free legal advice and representation for matters of health care, public benefits, housing, advance directives, some financial issues, guardianship, consumer support, long-term care. Includes estate planning and forms, wills, transfer on death deeds. Some income limits for free services; to be determined after consultation. Does NOT handle domestic relations, criminal defense, medical malpractice, car accidents, neighbor disputes, or grandparent adoption and visitation.

(505) 265-2300

 

State Bar of NM, Legal Service Providers

Excellent list of resources and agencies for a variety of populations and needs, such as children, homeowners, immigrants, people with disabilities, people who are homeless, seniors, tenants, and more.

(505) 797-6000

Wage and Hour Bureau

Enforces minimum wage, payment of wages, and overtime labor laws. Takes claims for unpaid wages under the Minimum Wage Act and the Public Works Minimum Wage Act (scale wages to mechanics and laborers). Answers questions about Family Medical Leave Act and exempt vs. non-exempt for purposes of overtime.

(505) 248-6100

POLICE AND SHERIFFS OFFICES

 

 

Albuquerque Police Dept.

(505) 242-2677

APD Crime Prevention

(505) 924-3600

APD Crimes Against Children

(505) 924-6000

APD Sex Crimes/Stalking

(505) 924-6000

Bernalillo County Sheriff

(505) 468-7100

Bureau of Indian Affairs

(505) 248-7937

NM State Police

(505) 827-9300

Rio Rancho Police Dept.

(505) 891-7226

Sandoval County Sheriff

(505) 867-7526

Santa Fe Police Dept.

(505) 428-3710

UNM Campus Police

(505) 277-2241

Valencia County Sheriff

(505) 866-2460

 

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