August 2, 2017

How can an attorney help you with probate?

When a loved one passes away, families often face a huge amount of logistical hassles and tasks in the midst of their grief.  The last thing you want to deal with on top of all the other arrangements are court systems and unfamiliar procedures.  That is one of the reasons many people turn to an attorney for help with probate. 


May 15, 2017

Probate – I’m Scared of Probate, Is It Necessary?

Scared of Probate?! First of all, you probably shouldn’t be.  Probate in New Mexico is not that expensive or overly drawn-out process that you might have heard about in other states.  The cost of opening probate in New Mexico is small, and without complicating factors, can be completed in between four and six months. However, there are options for people who


May 21, 2014

Will, Probate and Trust Litigation FAQs

It is very common for disputes about wills and trusts to arise after a loved one has passed away.  Sometimes people feel they were unjustly excluded or they have not received the inheritance they were entitled to.  To better help our clients prepare for these possible scenarios, here are some FAQs about will, probate and trust Litigation. Who is able


January 25, 2011

Why Can’t I Have a Trust?

When you open your newspaper and a pink flyer falls out telling you to come to a seminar about trusts, does that make you wonder why you do not have one too?  It seems like everyone has trusts these days.  Should everyone have trusts, as the flyer seems to imply?  Maybe I should have one and my lawyer just forgot