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Family Law Lawyers In Mesquite New Mexico

Mesquite is a census-designated place (CDP) in Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 948 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Las Cruces Metropolitan Statistical Area.

What is family law?

Family law is an area of the law that deals with family-related issues and domestic relations including the nature of marriage, civil unions, and domestic partnerships; issues arising during marriage, including spousal abuse, legitimacy, adoption, surrogacy, child abuse, and child abduction; the termination of the relationship and ancillary matters including divorce, annulment, property settlements, alimony, and parental responsibility orders (in the United States, child custody and visitation, child support and alimony awards).

Answers to family law issues in New Mexico


Once you have been married, there are two ways to end a...


If there are any children of the mar­riage, the court will...

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) entitles eligible employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected...