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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

February 12, 2019 - 8:43 pm

You can find our Renters Guide posted on the Law Help New Mexico website under Legal Topics > Landlord-Tenant, Housing & Foreclosures or you can CLICK HERE

September 23, 2018 - 1:47 pm

    About New Mexico Legal Aid: In a state where almost half a million or 25% of its residents live...