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0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for New Mexico on
Q: Please help

father from Texas came and lied about me loosing my 2 kids and kind to find out the custody judge told me they lied about it that they should have never been there, but before I called n checked he booked it to Texas with him, by the next day changed his number and been concealing them really bad... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for New Mexico on
Q: Can I take my employer to court for firing me because of my background check. After working with them for 7 years.

My criminal record is the same from the day I was hired. I had already had my background check and was still hired. Now a new one was ran and now they are having an issue with my criminal record and are thinking of termination. Charges are from 2007 been employed since 2016

0 Answers | Asked in Health Care Law for New Mexico on
Q: Can I sue the hospital or doctor for causing undue stress for not signing a death certificate in a timely manner?

The funeral home reached out to the doctor a few times after sending the death certificate...i the family member called three times myself letting them know the funeral service was fast approaching and that a permit for cremation can't be done until death certificate is signed...the permit... Read more »

Q: How can husband's PD refuse request 2 w/drawl as counsel in order 4 his retained attny 2 file 4 appear NM district court

Is there any legal remedy 4 my husband in event his PD then failed 2 file a timely notice of appeal of his jan 2020 conviction until may 2022 can we do anything 2 speed the process up now that his case is accepted by COA judges BUT the delay is still out a possible 6mths to a year from now HES BEEN... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Legal Malpractice for New Mexico on
Q: A law firm failed to properly supervise a junior attorney. Can the firm's Principal offer to finish the case for free?

When confronted with negligence by failing to perform adequate supervision of a brand-new law school graduate junior attorney the Principal of the firm offered in writing to complete the case with no further attorney's fees.

Does the written offer by the Principal of the law firm to... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Gov & Administrative Law for New Mexico on
Q: excluded from my husband's trial by judge in attempt to railroad his conviction stating I'm on DA witness list Privlege

What redress is there for our rights violation of protection from being compelled to testify against spouse

Right to public trial

Misuse of legal process

Abuse judical discretion

Malicious prosecution

Constitutional law enforcement's

Alienation... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Construction Law for New Mexico on
Q: I guess the subcontractor in NM didn't pay the contractor. Contractor is telling me that he is putting a mechanics lie i

Do I have to pay the contractor for what the subcontractor didn't pay him? Please let me know. I'm disabled and can't afford it! How do get subcontractor to pay? I don't know if i am required to pay contractor when I paid 3000.00 to subcontractor. Now contractor is wants to put... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Construction Law for New Mexico on
Q: I guess the subcontractor in NM didn't pay the contractor. Contractor is telling me that he is putting a mechanics lie i

Do I have to pay the contractor for what the subcontractor didn't pay him? Please let me know. I'm disabled and can't afford it! How do get subcontractor to pay? I don't know if i am required to pay contractor when I paid 3000.00 to subcontractor. Now contractor is wants to put... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Construction Law for New Mexico on
Q: I had some cement work done and the subcontractor didn't pay contractor for work done. Now he wants to put a lien

Do I have to pay for what the subcontractor owes contractor? This was done in Rio Rancho. He put a note on my door asking for 987.50. Am I supposed to pay for it? How do I get subcontractor to pay for it?

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for New Mexico on
Q: Hi. I would like to know if it is difficult to graduate in law school and if the effort is worth the results?

The reason I ask is because it seems like it takes a lot of work and several years to graduate and I am also trying to understand if this is the right career path for someone wanting to make enough money.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Dec 7, 2022

A New Mexico attorney could probably answer best, but your question remains open for a week. Most schools that lead to a professional degree will involve considerable effort, whether it's law, nursing, accounting, or other. Maybe the best way to answer your question and make your decision is... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Mexico on
Q: I have a ticket for speeding 90 in a 60 as well as driving without a license. What could happen?

I missed the court appearance because I was homeless and did not have a phone to contact. so now im sure its a warrant.

0 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for New Mexico on
Q: Can I get full Custody?

I am not legally married.My son's father is our of the country. He has a Greencard but has not been in the US for 2 yrs. I want to get full custody of my son since we live here in the US and I take care of him. My son has a dual citizenship and I'm afraid that if he travels to visit his... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for New Mexico on
Q: When does a grace period start?

So my lease states that the "rent is due on the 1st with a 3 day grace period" Does the grace period start on the 1st and end on the 3rd or would it start on the 2nd and end on the 4th? The wording states that late fees will not apply until after the grace period so my understanding would... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Appeals / Appellate Law for New Mexico on
Q: I was having a overdose and while awaiting ambulance. A cop saw marijuana growing was charged with 4th degree felony.

A search was issued and came in home because of seeing pot growing the night I had the overdose. Have medical records to prove it. My attorney said I couldn't use the overdose prevention limited immunity. So doing 18 mths of supervised probation.

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law and Civil Rights for New Mexico on
Q: Why does my company not want us to call mall security when people steal from the store?

So I work in Albuquerque and the crime rate is very high. There is a large un-housed population, I work in an outdoor mall and they come in and will just walk out with merchandise worth thousands. My work has asked us not to call mall security unless we feel “threatened”. We are staying open... Read more »

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