All About Bankruptcy, Part 3

This post is the third in a three part series about bankruptcy. If you haven’t already read parts 1 and 2, I recommend you do before continuing. Unfortunately, there are also several types of debt that typically cannot be discharged in a bankruptcy filing: Missed child support payments Missed spousal support payments (alimony) Fines and…


All About Bankruptcy, Part 2

This post is the second in a three post series on bankruptcy. If you haven’t already read part 1, I recommend you do before continuing, Bankruptcies fall under two general categories – liquidations and reorganizations. In a liquidation, the debtor’s assets or property are sold off in order to repay debt. In a reorganization, the…


All About Bankruptcy, Part 1

Bankruptcy history Bankruptcy is as old as money itself, or at least as old as the idea of credit. In ancient Greece, when someone went bankrupt they became their creditor’s slave until they had repaid their debt. In medieval Britain, those who went bankrupt were sent to debtors prison until they repaid not only their…


Spousal Support in New Mexico

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About Spousal Support Spousal support, also called alimony, is made up of payments from one ex-spouse to the other during or after their divorce. Unlike child support, which is determined through a highly structured set of calculations, spousal support is what is known as a discretionary award. This means the judge is relatively free to…


Personal Injury Claims in New Mexico

Personal injury claims come in a variety of shapes and sizes From dog bites, to slip and fall cases, to car accidents; while the circumstances surrounding accidents and personal injury cases vary widely, the law is consistent for all of them. In this article, we’ll discuss personal injury claims, and what you should do if…