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Self-Help Guide

The complete New Mexico District Court Self-Help Guide provides general information about how to represent yourself in court,

a resource guide with a list of legal services and referral programs available throughout New Mexico, and individual chapters on the following topics: 

  • Domestic Violence
  • Dissolution of Marriage
  • Kinship Guardianship
  • Name Change
  • Probate
  • Appeal

If you don’t want to download the full guide, you can click the links below for the topic or topics you want. If you download an individual substantive topic, it will also include the general information about representing yourself in court.

Other Resources

Divorce Forms

Domestic Violence Forms

Child Support Worksheet

Power of Attorney

Advance Health-Care Directives

Caregiver Authorization Affidavits

Alimony Guidelines

Alimony Guidelines and Commentaries (Revised Sept. 6, 2006)

Supreme Court Order Number 18-8500-014 and Amended Alimony Guideline Worksheet, Approved November 1, 2018

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