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May 14, 2012

Amy LaFaver, (505) 797-6077

alafaver@nmbar.org

Free Legal Workshop on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Albuquerque, N.M.—Residents of Las Cruces and the surrounding areas can attend a free workshop providing legal information for grandparents raising grandchildren from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Friday, June 1, at La Clinica de Familia, 385 Calle de Alegra in Las Cruces. An attorney with Pegasus Legal Services for Children will present information about:

• Legal guardianship
• Public Benefits
• School Enrollment
• Child Protective Services
• Access to Health & Mental Health Care

This event is organized by Pegasus Legal Services for Children. Funding is provided by the New Mexico Department of Aging & Long Term Services.

Pegasus Legal Services for Children is a non-profit agency whose mission is to promote and defend the rights of children to safe and stable homes, quality education and healthcare, and a voice in decisions that affect their lives.