New Mexico Civil Legal Services Commission

24 de novembre de 2022

The Commissioner must not be associated with a civil law service organization that would be entitled to apply for funding from the Fund. On the lawyer`s obligation to provide pro bono legal services, see 16-601 NMRA. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday at all locations New Mexico Legal Aid has been dedicated to removing barriers to justice for low-income New Mexicans by providing free, high-quality civil legal advice and education for over 60 years. As the state`s largest nonprofit provider of civil law services, NMLA serves all 33 counties in New Mexico. If your legal problem or problem arises outside the State of New Mexico, you must not use this website. Click here for a list of legal aid programs available in other U.S. states and territories. The Civil Rights Office investigates and advises on complaints of discrimination in housing, employment, and public housing for alleged discriminatory acts in the City of Albuquerque and is dedicated to the protection and promotion of human rights, human dignity, equal access, and equal opportunity for all members of the Albuquerque community.

The office also provides technical assistance and training on non-discrimination to employers and landlords/tenants. The services are free of charge. Call 311 (505-768-2000) and ask for help with civil liberties or 505-768-4595 (2) enter into contracts for Legal Services Fund expenditures less administrative costs in accordance with paragraph E of this section to improve civil services for low-income persons. Contracts are concluded with non-profit organizations: provides various basic legal services to people with disabilities and their legal rights; individual advocacy to address specific issues related to the rights of persons with disabilities; advocacy to improve service systems and to promote, protect and expand the rights of persons with disabilities; and training to raise awareness of the rights and empowerment of persons with disabilities. Advocacy Inc. is a non-profit organization that protects and promotes the interests of vulnerable children and youth in New Mexico by providing free or low-cost legal advice and support services. The agency cares for children from birth to the age of 18 and provides guardianship, adoption and guardianship services for promotional items. CAUTION! If you are applying for legal assistance online, please make sure you are using a private and secure computer. Do not use a computer that is accessible to people you do not want them to see the information you send us.

For the 2022-2023 funding cycle, the Commission awarded grants totalling USD 900,000 to qualified public service organisations. The Commission collects grant applications from qualified legal service providers each year. The Commission examines applications and grants from the ATJ Fund. The New Mexico State Bar Association is the financial agent for the grant. The Native American Disability Law Center is a private, nonprofit law firm that provides free legal assistance to Native Americans with disabilities to ensure they have access to justice and are equal members of their communities. The Law Center uses a coordinated approach of individual representation, systemic advocacy, and community building to address important issues specific to Native Americans with disabilities. Through Immigration Services for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Catholic charities nationwide provide free legal representation to New Mexico resident immigrants who have experienced domestic violence and/or sexual assault (including child sexual abuse). Many legal services programs in New Mexico use federal poverty guidelines to determine financial eligibility. Some programs provide services to households with incomes above 200% of federal poverty guidelines; Other special legal programs and categories may provide services if the income level is above 200%.

Law Help New Mexico provides access to legal information for cases and legal issues arising in the State of New Mexico. Please keep in mind that legal issues can be very diverse and complex. All information contained on this website is for informational purposes only. For individual cases or legal matters, do not rely on the information contained on this website as a substitute for legal advice from a qualified attorney. SCLO provides a full range of legal services to individuals aged 60 and over in the counties of Bernalillo, Valencia, Sandoval and Torrance in the areas of health and long-term care, utilities, consumer and housing law, living wills, true identity, identity theft and guardianship, and other protection services in keeping with our mission to advocate for seniors` rights, maximize their independence and ensure they receive the benefits to which they are entitled. We also offer community building through presentations and workshops and a robust website. The Commission is accepting grant applications from not-for-profit organizations that provide civil law services to low-income New Mexicans in accordance with the current State Plan for the Provision of Civil Legal Services to Low-Income New Mexicans (“State Plan”). The Council considers applications for new and ongoing projects. If you want to apply for individual legal aid from New Mexico Legal Aid for a New Mexico case or legal matter: Out-of-state providers can apply for grants if the funds are used for New Mexico residents.

Please note that preference will be given to projects from Crown suppliers that offer services identical or similar to those offered by an out-of-state supplier. Out-of-state providers must clearly explain why the proposed services are not otherwise available in the state. Pegasus provides free or low-cost civil law services to children, adolescents and their caregivers. Pegasus promotes and defends the rights of children and youth to safe and stable homes, quality education and healthcare, and a voice in decisions that affect their lives. The organization helps young parents with family law, homeless and runaway youth, grandparents raising grandchildren, families of children in need of special educational services, children in foster care, and other children and youth who face legal barriers to a safe, stable and fulfilling life. Provides some court forms and limited information. *indicates that the courthouse offers self-help services. New Mexico Legal Aid provides free services to eligible low-income New Mexico residents in civil (non-criminal) matters. Our services range from education, counselling and short-time working to full representation in some cases. No one shall be denied access on the basis of race, age, sex, religion, political affiliation, belief or disability. One.

The Commission des services juridiques civils is created. The Commission is composed of five members, all of whom have experience in civil cases involving low-income persons. Members are appointed as follows: Eligible organizations must be a nonprofit organization or an in-house legal department with an organization with current or pending status 501(c)(3), whose primary mission is to provide legal services to low-income individuals, provides services using one or more of the service delivery methods specified in the current state plan; and employs (non-contract) at least one full-time lawyer who devotes at least 75% of his/her time to representing low-income individuals. Click here for more information about the program and the services we can offer. If you have any questions, please contact Christopher Sanchez at 505-768-6131 in Albuquerque or by email: One Civic Plaza NW 3rd floor Suite 3010 Albuquerque NM 87102 This new program provides advocacy and legal assistance to victims of crime across New Brunswick.

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