New Mexico residents can get their legal questions answered free or receive a referral from 9 a.m.-noon, April 28, through the Ask-a-Lawyer Call-in Program sponsored by the New Mexico Young Lawyers Division. Attorneys staff the phones and answer questions from across the state on a variety of topics including: employment law, divorce, child support, landlord/tenant issues, personal injury, estate planning, real estate and more.
Residents cross the state are welcome to participate in the Ask-a-Lawyer Call-in Program. Callers should have documents relating to their questions ready prior to calling in.
New Mexico residents with a 575 area code may dial 575-622-5440. New Mexico residents with a 505 area code may dial 1-800-876-6227. www.nmbar.org/AskALawyer
The State Bar of New Mexico was organized in 1886 and is composed of more than 9,000 members. Its purposes are to aid the courts in administering justice and preserving the rule of law, and to foster a high standard of integrity and competence within the legal profession.