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Self-Help/Dispute Resolution

Center for Self Help and Dispute Resolution

The Center for Self Help and Dispute Resolution provides services to those persons who wish to represent themselves without an attorney and provides Alternative Methods of Dispute Resolution (ADR) with the goal of the early, fair, efficient, cost-effective and informal resolution of disputes through court ordered settlement facilitation and arbitration.

***NOTICE***

The self-help window is open with limited staff at the Courthouse. If you would like to receive help over the phone, please call us at (505)841-6702 or (505)841-7579 from 9 AM until 4 PM or via email albdselfhelp@nmcourts.gov. Legal Forms/Packets are available at the Second Judicial District Court (Room 119, 1st floor), by email, or on this website.

***AVISO***

La ventanilla de Self-Help en el tribunal está abierta con personal limitado para entrevistas en persona. Para ayuda en en español, llamarnos al 505-841-5413 de 9 a.m. hasta 4 p.m., lunes hasta jueves o mandarnos un correo electrónico a albdselfhelp@nmcourts.gov. Formas Legales están disponibles en el Tribunal del Segundo Distrito Judicial (Cuarto 119, Primer Piso), por correo electrónico o en nuestro sitio web.

*Please note:  Most of the information and forms contained within these pages are in .PDF format.  Click here to download Adobe Reader for free.

Online Dispute Resolution

Domestic Violence

Family Law

Dissolution (Divorce)

Establishing Parentage, Custody, or Child Support

Modifying or Enforcing Custody or Child Support

Child Support Guidelines

Civil Law

Civil Restraining Order

Name Change

Dispute Resolution

Arbitration

Settlement Facilitation

Children’s Court

Emancipation

Stepparent Adoption

Subcategories

Self-Help

Address

400 Lomas Blvd NW
Room 119, 1st Floor
Albuquerque, NM  87102

Contact

Phone

505-841-6702
505-841-7579
505-841-5409

Email: albdselfhelp@nmcourts.gov

General Hours

Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
General questions will be answered and forms may be picked up

Self Help Interview Hours
***All in-person interviews have been temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.

Additional Resources

Family Court Forms

Civil Court Forms

Community Legal Services

Local Rules

Interactive Child Support Worksheet

Arbitration Forms

Settlement Facilitation Forms

NM State Judiciary Self-Help Guide