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Leading Financial and Family Law Attorneys

Albuquerque Law Firm

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New Mexico Financial and Family Law’s Number 1 goal and responsibility is to look out for our client’s best interests. In Family and Divorce law that encompasses not only the client but also the client’s children and assets. We assist in solving the short term problems and help to provide the framework for long term beneficial solutions.

Complex Divorce Cases

New Mexico Financial and Family Law has represented numerous clients in both complex and simple domestic relations cases. These family law & divorce cases involve all the standard issues of family law, as well as numerous complex cases involving divorce related business and financial matters. Besides applying our extensive legal expertise, when it is helpful to the client in such areas where high assets or complex business matters are involved our firm facilitates these matters and teams with highly qualified professionals such as financial advisors, accountants and forensic CPAs.

Our firm clearly understands the emotional and spiritual issues involved in divorces and can assist by bringing in family financial and personal counselors for the client and the children. Don Harris has been selected as a member of Board of Directors of the Family Law Section of the New Mexico State Bar. Mr. Harris has experience as a former Assistant Attorney General for the State of New Mexico and a former Assistant City Attorney for the City of Albuquerque. For several years, Mr. Harris was a Barrister in the Oliver Seth American Inn of Court. Don’s trial and courtroom skills are formidable.


Between Don Harris and Dennis Banning, we have you covered no matter how big or small your bankruptcy case is. In nearly 30 years of legal experience, Don successfully represented thirty-one states before the United States Supreme Court, testified before Congress on bankruptcy reform, and testified before the National Bankruptcy Review Commission. He clerked for the chief judge of one of the busiest federal bankruptcy courts in the country. He was the founder and first president of the States’ Association of Bankruptcy Attorneys, which enabled state governments to effectively collaborate on federal bankruptcy matters. He is the past-Chairman of the Bankruptcy Law Section of the New Mexico State Bars and is a member of the bankruptcy law section. If due to divorce matters or other circumstances Bankruptcy is an issue for you, please visit our page on Bankruptcy. Dennis Banning has filed over 1300 cases under Chapter 7, 11, and 13 of the bankruptcy code, and is well respected by the bankruptcy judges and the bankruptcy legal community.

Public Service

Currently Mr. Harris is a City Councilor for the City of Albuquerque. He represents approximately 60,000 people in his City Council District. He has served on the Council since first being elected in 2005. He has served as the Council President, Council Vice President, Budget Committee Chairman and Finance Committee Chairman. Don Harris has also been selected by the New Mexico State Bar to sit on judicial selection panels.

When you have a legal problem, you need to know your concerns are in capable hands. Don Harris not only is a skillful lawyer, he is well-regarded by the community.