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February 10, 2022 - 3:45 pm

Free legal services for Tribal Members living on or near the 19 Pueblos or Mescalero Apache Nation in New Mexico.

February 10, 2022 - 2:06 pm

As a taxpayer there are protections in place against predatory tax preparers. Our tax attorney gives an overview of some of your important rights.

February 9, 2022 - 12:42 pm

This segment looks at the responsibilities consumers needs to be aware of before signing off on any tax documents prepared by a tax preparer.

February 7, 2022 - 4:25 pm

During this segment our staff attorney offers tips for preparing your taxes.  

February 2, 2022 - 9:53 am

Two New Mexico counties will resume evictions starting February 1, 2022. The rest of the state as soon as March. Here are tips if you are facing eviction.

February 1, 2022 - 6:00 pm

Starting February 1, 2022 the New Mexico Supreme Court Eviction Moratorium will be lifted in parts of New Mexico and is expected to be lifted for the entire state in March.

January 27, 2022 - 9:47 am

In Segment 2 of our Tax Series we focus on how 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 looks at why you...

January 25, 2022 - 1:38 pm

The Low Income Taxpayer Controversy Clinic at New Mexico Legal Aid helps people facing all kinds of income tax problems, including IRS audits, wage garnishments for unpaid income taxes, and income tax-related identity theft.  In segment 1 of our series...

January 24, 2022 - 10:53 am

New Mexico Legal Aid has positions open for both new and experienced attorneys and paralegals in various locations throughout the state. The organization represents low income New Mexico residents in a variety of civil legal matters including housing issues,...

January 4, 2022 - 11:15 am

Our Tax and Consumer series starting in January will focus on how consumers can avoid predatory, unlicensed and unregulated tax preparers.

December 17, 2021 - 10:24 am

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...

December 16, 2021 - 2:25 pm

NMLA Managing Attorney of the Consumer Division discusses how our nonprofit can help those living at the poverty line in New Mexico with their financial concerns. Find the latest news and stories about NMLA's work to protect and advance the rights of the most...

September 21, 2021 - 8:15 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...

January 2, 2020 - 3:26 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...

May 24, 2019 - 5:13 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.     https://nm.freelegalanswers.org