Who We Are
New Mexico Legal Aid has dedicated our services to erasing barriers to justice for low-income New Mexicans by providing free and high-quality civil legal assistance and education for over 60 years. As the largest nonprofit provider of civil legal services in the state, NMLA serves all 33 counties in New Mexico.
NMLA receives major funding from the Legal Services Corporation: www.lsc.gov
What We Do
New Mexico Legal Aid provides free services to eligible low-income New Mexico residents with civil (non-criminal) matters. Our services range from education, advice and brief services, to full representation in some cases. No one is denied access on the basis of race, age, gender, religion, political affiliation, beliefs, or disability.
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Need Legal Help?
You can apply for help with a legal problem by calling our toll-free statewide intake number: 833-LGL-HELP (833-545-4357). The intake line is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mountain Time. Our staff will be happy to talk with you. If we are not able to handle your case, we will give you information and advice regarding steps you can take to solve the problem on your own. We also may be able to refer your case to other organizations in New Mexico that might be able to assist you.
You can also apply online 24/7 for help with a legal problem by clicking on the “Together for Justice” logo below:
CAUTION! If you apply for legal help online, please make sure you are using a computer that is private and safe. Do not use a computer that can be accessed by anyone who you do not want to see the information you send to us.
Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking Legal Helpline
Offering statewide New Mexico legal information and civil legal services for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking:
Toll free telephone: 1-877-974-3400
or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
(CAUTION! Please call or emaiI the Helpline only from a phone or an email address that is safe and private. Do not use a phone or an email account that anyone other than you or a trusted friend may have access to.)
For more information about the Helpline and other available services, please click here
Safe To Be You
Safe To Be You! project partners have joined together to make sure LGBTQ+ survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking can access civil legal assistance wherever they are in New Mexico. Project staff are dedicated to providing free civil legal services – legal advice, referrals and/or full attorney representation in court – to address the broad range of legal needs within the LGBTQ+ community.
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