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ADR: Paths to Settlement

Resolución Alternativa de Disputas: Vías a la conciliación

Second Judicial

Serving Bernalillo Co., includes Albuquerque

Second District Court [See "Programs/Specialty Courts" - "Self-Help / Dispute Resolution"]

Center for Self Help and Dispute Resolution

Contact

505-847-6702

Self-Help Services

Provides forms and information about court processes

Family Court Settlement Facilitation

Provides for the early and fair resolution of domestic relations disputes through the settlement conference process.

Civil Settlement Facilitation

Provides for the early and fair resolution of civil disputes through the settlement conference process. Case types are all civil matters excluding appeals, extraordinary writs, court-annexed arbitration program pending cases, adoption, commitment, conservatorship, guardianship, student loan, election, and tax.

Civil Arbitration

Provides for the early and fair resolution of civil disputes through the arbitration process. Mandatory program for most case types in which no party seeks relief other than a money judgment and no party seeks an amount in excess of twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000.00).

Criminal Settlement Facilitation

Provides an out-of-court and timely procedure to process criminal cases through facilitated conversation between the prosecutor and the defendant regarding the defendant’s case.

Contact

Torri Jacobus, Director
Center for Self Help and Dispute Resolution
Phone: 505-841-7505
Email: albdtaj@nmcourts.gov

Mortgage Alternative Program

Settlement Facilitation

Provides an early face to face meeting between borrowers and lenders in residential foreclosure cases to discuss alternative to foreclosure including loss mitigation.

Contact

Erin Anderson, Settlement Facilitator
Mortgage Alternative Program
Phone: 505-841-7162
Email: albdmap@nmcourts.gov

Children's Court Mediation Program

Children’s Court Division: 505-841-5906

Child Abuse and Neglect Mediation

Assists with plans for family treatment & reunification (or termination of rights), child safety & wellbeing.

Open Adoptions Mediation

Assists with plans for family transition, schedules for contact and child safety & wellbeing.

Court Clinic

Phone: 505-841-7409

Domestic Relations Mediation

Assists with development of Parenting Plans

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