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Christine Morganti
(505) 797-6028

Alamogordo Attorneys Give Legal Help on July 31

Albuquerque, N.M.—Residents of Alamogordo can attend free one-hour seminars and optional 20-minute consultations on a variety of topics from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., July 31, at the Otero County Courthouse, 1000 New York Avenue. Attorneys from the 12th Judicial District will be on hand to present:
• Credit Card/Debt Collections
• Landlord/Tenant Rights
• Self Representation in Magistrate Court
• Social Security (SSI/SSDI)
• Wills/Powers of Attorney/Healthcare Directives,
• Anatomy of Criminal Case,
• New Mexico Court Structure
• Grandparent Visitation Rights
• Dividing Assets and Debts in Divorce

Consultations will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Sign in from 10 to 11:15 a.m. for the morning session or 12:45 to 1:15 p.m. for the afternoon session. Topics that may be covered are:
• Adoptions
• Asset Debt Division in Divorce
• Consumer Rights
• Divorces
• Family Law
• Grandparent Visitation
• Healthcare Directives
• Kinship Guardianships
• Landlord Tenant/Rights
• Social Security Disability
• Welfare benefits
• Wills/Powers of Attorney
• Criminal Defense Issues

This event is being coordinated by the 12th Judicial District Pro Bono Committee of the Access to Justice Commission. For more information on the commission, visit

The State Bar of New Mexico was organized in 1886 and is composed of more than 8500 members. Its purposes are to aid the courts in administering justice and preserving the rule of law, and to foster a high standard of integrity and competence within the legal profession.