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Local Government Websites
New Mexico Child Support Enforcement Division
The New Mexico Child Support Enforcement Division (CSED) can assist with collecting child support on behalf of New Mexico’s children. CSED can help establish paternity, child support obligations, collect child support and enforce child support court orders.
First Judicial District (Santa Fe, Rio Arriba & Los Alamos Counties) Family Court Services and Mediation
FCS provides education, mediation and assessment services for families who have children under the age of eighteen and who have opened or reopened a divorce, paternity/custody, or grandparent visitation case. Additionally, FCS provides mediation services for the Children’s Court in abuse/neglect cases involving children in the custody of the Children, Youth and Families Department.
Mesilla Valley Court Appointed Special Advocates
Mesilla Valley CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate), Inc. was established in September 1993 at the request of the Judges of New Mexico's Third District Court. We currently serve the court of the Honorable Marci E. Beyer.
Second Judicial District (Bernalillo County) Family Court
Cases include divorce, parentage, custody and visitation, child support, domestic violence, adult adoption, and kinship guardianship. There are four judges, five Domestic Relations Hearing Officers, and three Domestic Violence Special Commissioners.
Third Judicial District Children's Court Mediation
A trained professional mediator meets with the parents, attorneys, CYFD case workers and other interested parties and assists in achieving agreements regarding placement, visitation, treatment and permanency. Any party involved with abuse and neglect cases may request mediation.
Third Judicial District Court Domestic Relations Mediation
With the assistance of trained mediators, parents meet together in an informal setting to decide on a parenting plan for the future which best meets their individual needs and the needs of their children.
International Law Resources
UN Women’s Family Law database
The Global Women’s Leadership Project (GWLP), developed under the auspices of Under Secretary General and Executive Director of UN Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, has created a clearing house of information on laws that govern women’s status in the family, as the first phase of the UN Women’s Family Law database.
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