We have had reports of cyber criminals imitating court telephone numbers (“spoofing”) and demanding that citizens pay money for fines or fees in cases involving relatives.  These calls are not valid.  New Mexico Courts will never call citizens to ask for payments of any kind.

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New Mexico Brochure on Mediation

Guides

The American Bar Association (ABA) has given permission to share the following Guides for this website.

Preparing for Mediation Guides

These guides for Preparing for Mediation are designed to help parties plan to participate in mediation to make it as productive as possible.  Lawyers, mediators, courts, mediation programs, and others may suggest that parties read one of these guides before participating in a mediation.

General Mediation Guide

General information about the mediation process and questions to think about and ask before and during mediation.

Family Mediation Guide

Preparing for Family Mediation has information specific to mediation in family disputes.

Complex Mediation Guide

This guide is designed for parties in complex civil disputes who are represented by lawyers.