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NEW MEXICO’S FORECLOSURE PROCESS

This continues the series of guest posts by foreclosure defense attorney N. Ana Garner. The earlier posts in the series are here, and here.     UNDERSTANDING THE FORECLOSURE PROCESS IN NEW MEXICO By N. Ana Garner, Esq. The most important event to avoid is a deficiency judgment.  A deficiency judgment is the difference in […]

NM FORECLOSURE ASSISTANCE SERIES CONTINUES PART 2

  This continues the series of guest posts by foreclosure defense attorney N. Ana Garner. The first in the series is here.     UNDERSTANDING THE FORECLOSURE PROCESS IN NEW MEXICO By N. Ana Garner, Esq. Typically,  you will receive telephone calls from the servicer (the company to whom you make payments) very soon after […]

NM FORECLOSURE ASSISTANCE SERIES PART 1

From time to time, other attorneys guest post here. Today begins a series by foreclosure defense attorney N. Ana Garner, who represents homeowners in the Santa Fe and Albuquerque areas. UNDERSTANDING THE FORECLOSURE PROCESS IN NEW MEXICO N. Ana Garner, Esq. Have you missed a mortgage payment? Here’s a guide about what you can expect.  […]

Better Financial Organization in 2012

I subscribe to the New York Times online, including its Your Money newsletter. The current issue features several articles on “resolutions” (I think we can safely still call them “New Year” even while January is passing as quickly as any other month), which are worth checking, including: — Tara Siegel Bernard’s Resolution: Become a Mint.com […]

Low Income Legal Fair Great Success!

“By the time the clock struck 10 a.m., we had a line of clients out the door. By the end of the fair we had served nearly 200 clients in a span of about three hours.” This was Saturday’s free legal fair that I posted about previously. As of Saturday, it was the 2nd largest […]

Free Santa Fe Legal Fair Saturday, October 22, 2011

It’s the next sponsored by the 1st Judicial District Court (which covers Santa Fe, Rio Arriba, and Los Alamos counties) Pro Bono Committee.  The previous one was in May, see this link: Free Legal Fair! As I said there: There are projects around the country to get more lawyers to perform more pro bono (free) […]

NOLO Lawyer Joke of the Day

Who says lawyers don’t have a sense of humor? NOLO has made me laugh for many years!   Attorney Joke Q: Have you heard about the lawyers’ word processor? A:  No matter what font you select, everything come out in fine print.

Free Santa Fe Legal Fair, Saturday, May 7, 2011

There are projects around the country to get more lawyers to perform more pro bono (free) services for low-income persons — for example, my local state court’s (1st Judicial District of New Mexico) Local Pro Bono Committee together with the Santa Fe Community  College is presenting a Santa Fe Legal Fair this Saturday (5/7) from […]

If there is a Government “Shut Down”…

The United States Bankruptcy Court issued this announcement a short while ago, concerning next week if there is a government “shut down” at midnight tonight: The United States Bankruptcy Court and the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico will be open with no change in hours, hearing schedules, or services for […]

Economic Security Forum to be Held March 23 in Albuquerque

Written by Santa Fe Bankruptcy Lawyer, Gini Nelson.  It’s especially hard that when you are being hit hard by the economy, that there’s little real, constructive discussion about what to do. People often are more interested in promoting their own agenda than in listening to people about what values they may share that may help […]