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Local Legal Resources

Information about local legal resources for civil legal cases or help if you are a victim of a scam or fraud.

Senior Citizens' Law Office

Free legal services for Bernalillo County residents 60 and older in civil cases, including SSI, VA, and other government benefits issues, power of attorney, trusts, guadianship/conservatorship, grandparent adoptions, foreclosure, financial exploitation, landlord/tenant, public housing/Section 8, consumer matters, health-related issues and long term care, estate planning, and probate.

New Mexico Legal Aid

The intake line is open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Mountain Time).

Lawyer Referral for the Elderly Program

Provides legal advice and information as well as referrals to attorneys or agencies by telphone to indiviuals age 55 and older.

Monthly Civil Legal Clinic

First Wednesday of each month, 10 .m.-1 p.m.; first come, first served; call 505-814-5033 for additional information

Monthly Civil Legal Clinic

Second Friday of each month, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; first come, first served; call 505-841-9817 for additional information.

Albuquerque Civil Justice Clinic for Veterans

Quarterly legal clinics. Free to all VA-enrolled veterans.

Modest Means Helpline

505-797-6013 or 888-857-9935 Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. MST.

University of New Mexico School of Law Clinic

The School of Law accepts cases in limited legal categories annually. Call for more information.

ABA New Mexico Free Legal Answers

Three (3) free legal questions per year.

Metro Court Self-Help Center