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Domestic Violence

Violencia intrafamiliar

HOW DO I GET AN ORDER OF PROTECTION?

  1. Find the District Court in the county where:
    • the abuse occurred OR
    • where you currently live.
  2. You can file a Petition for Order of Protection from Domestic Abuse by:
  • Filing the paperwork at the court on your own (without hiring an attorney).
  • Hiring an attorney to help you file the paperwork for you.
  • Locating a local domestic violence program or legal services program and for help in filing the paperwork.

New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence

NM Legal Aid   

State Bar of New Mexico 

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