Legal Resources

We know that people facing foreclosure often have not had to deal first-hand with legal issues. Here we have gathered information on legal resources available in New Mexico, such as legal educational workshops, access to the New Mexico courts website where cases can be looked up, and helpful brochures that can be downloaded or printed.

New Mexico Courts

New Mexico Courts Case Look Up
Check to see if a court case against you exists.

New Mexico Statutes
the laws

Online video courses on Foreclosure Prevention and Other Consumer Topics
from Springboard

Making Home Affordable – Information on mortgage relief and avoiding foreclosure
A program of the U.S. Departments of Treasury and HUD.

Information about the National Mortgage Settlement

Information about the Independent Foreclosure Review

Contact information for many mortgage companies
on the Hope Now website

Lawyer Referral Service
Albuquerque Bar Association offers 30 minute consultations and case assessments with private attorneys in Albuquerque for $50. Call 505-243-2615 or visit their website to schedule an appointment.

State Bar Online Legal Advice

Office of the Attorney General

Law Access New Mexico
A free telephone advice service for low-income New Mexicans to help them solve civil legal problems

Free Legal Services
for low-income New Mexicans with civil legal matters

Free Consumer Debt and Bankruptcy Workshops

Educational Guides
from Springboard
Topics include:

  • Preserving Homeownership & Foreclosure Freedom
  • Road Map to Financial Freedom
  • Predatory Lending
  • Couples and Money
  • Identity Theft Prevention
  • Basic Financial Planning
  • Budget Worksheet