Experienced Albuquerque Family Law and Divorce Lawyer
Divorce — Paternity — Domestic Violence — Child Custody — Child Support
Family law attorney Josh Carpenter has helped Albuquerque-area residents and families across all of New Mexico resolve family law-related legal issues since 2005.
Carpenter Law, P.C., practices primarily in the area of divorce and legal separation. We have handled thousands of contested and uncontested divorce proceedings, including military divorces and we focus on mediating your divorce for the least expensive and quickest resolution possible.
We also handle the typical issues that arise from divorce cases such as spousal support and property divisions. These areas can be especially difficult to navigate in the New Mexico court system if you are trying to seek enforcement of these provisions following a divorce decree.
When children are involved in a divorce, we handle issues arising from the need to care and support the child or children including:
- Child custody : We can handle your child custody matter resulting from divorce, paternity actions, domestic violence or grandparents' rights claims. We can also modify and enforce pre-existing child custody arrangements if a parent is seeking to move.
- Child support : We can negotiate or litigate child support disputes, draft your agreement, and work to modify and enforce agreements that are no longer working or are not honored by all parties.
- Paternity : We represent both mothers and father in paternity actions relating to child support, visitation and child custody.
- Adoption : Attorney Josh Carpenter is an experienced court-appointed guardian ad litem and is experienced in handling stepparent, foster child and non-relative adoptions for both biological and prospective parents.
Lastly, the law firm handles cases involving domestic violence. Attorney Josh Carpenter is a former police officer, and is fully familiar with all legal and law enforcement-related aspect of domestic violence law.
If you have questions regarding family law, contact us for answers and experienced legal help. We provide free initial consultations, accept credit cards, charge competitive rates, speak Spanish and are conveniently located next to the courthouse in downtown Albuquerque in the Bank of the West building at 500 Marquette. Call us at 505.349.0989.