Roberta Batley - Lawyer of the Year

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We are proud to announce that Roberta Batley has been recognized as the 2018 Albuquerque Family Law “Lawyer of the Year”. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and community is honored with a “Lawyer of the Year” award. This is the second time she has received this honor. She was previously recognized in 2012 by her peers. Congratulations Bobbie for your leadership in the practice of Family Law. Read more »

Randy Powers is now on the board of All Faith's Receiving Home

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Randy Powers recently became a member of the All Faith’s Receiving Home Board of Directors. All Faiths is a dynamic behavioral health agency specializing in the treatment of families, children and their caregivers who are struggling due to issues of divorce, homelessness, child abuse/neglect, family violence or other crises. Their highly trained staff specializes in trauma-informed treatment methods that create a safe and comfortable environment in which our clients can heal. In addition, All Faiths serves children, youth and their families … Read more »

“Miranda: More Than Words”

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Little, Gilman-Tepper and Batley are proud to be a sponsor for the Albuquerque Bar Association’s Law Day Luncheon. The Albuquerque Bar Association’s Law Day Luncheon Please join us! Tuesday, May 3, 2016 11:00 – 11:45 am – Networking 11:45 – 1:30 pm – Luncheon Embassy Suites Hotel 1000 Woodward Place, NE., 87102 “Miranda: More Than Words” Presented by:  Leonard Birdsong The Albuquerque Bar Association is excited about its celebration … Read more »

Center Offers Support for Grieving Children, Families

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By Ali Stratton / Journal Staff Writer Sunday, January 24th, 2016 at 12:02am  — Haley Flannagan, 14, and grandmother Betsey Stilson-Neil listens as their brother and grandson, Charlie Oldfield, 13, talks about the grieving process after the children’s mother and Betsey’s daughter died. (Greg Sorber/Albuquerque Journal) ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Charlie Oldfield snuggled up on the couch next to his mother one night in March 2012. When he woke the next morning, she felt cold. He tried to … Read more »

Congratulations to Jan Gilman-Tepper!

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Jan was named the Outstanding Attorney of the Year 2015 by the Albuquerque Bar Association at the December Bar Luncheon at the Embassy Suites Hotel. Sandra Morgan Little introduced Jan at the event- “Jan has also been a fantastic partner.  I have practiced with Jan every day of my 37 year practice and Bobbie Batley has been our partner for the last 13 plus years.  Jan has practiced with a grace and compassion that has allowed her clients … Read more »

Our Firm Donates Their Book “Divorce in New Mexico” To 45 Libraries Across the State

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  45 libraries across the state of New Mexico received copies of Divorce in New Mexico, a practical guide to the divorce process, as a donation from the attorneys/authors Sandra Morgan Little, Jan Gilman-Tepper, and Roberta Batley.  They recognized the importance of making their book available to all New Mexico residents as a helpful resource. 6-8,000 divorces are filed in New Mexico annually. By donating this book, the attorney/authors hope to empower people to make sound, rational decisions … Read more »

Divorce in New Mexico

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Available Now Order your copy of Divorce in New Mexico today! This great resource provides accurate and objective information to help make the right decisions during a divorce in New Mexico.  Divorce attorneys from Little Gilman-Tepper & Batley answer 360 common questions about divorce in New Mexico.  This divorce handbook provides clear and concise responses to help build confidence and give the peace of mind needed to meet the challenges of a divorce proceeding.   Order Now … Read more »

Family Bar Summit: Shaping the System For the Families We Serve

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IAALS, the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System, is a national, independent research center dedicated to facilitating continuous improvement and advancing excellence in the American legal system.  The Honoring Families Initiative identifies and recommends dignified and fair processes for the resolution of divorce, separation, and custody in a manner that is more accessible and more responsive to children, parents, and families. The IAALS Honoring Families Initiative, in partnership with a Steering Committee of national … Read more »

Children Who "Lose" a Parent

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Advice from the experts on successful reunification. by Sandra Morgan Little and Jan B. Gilman-Tepper from the ABA Family Advocate Client Manual: Visitation/Parenting Time Every single day all over this country, children are separated from a parent for a variety of reasons that range from  parental kidnapping, parental alienation, misconduct, incarceration, voluntary abandonment, military deployment, or placement away from a parent by a child services agency or the court. The cost to the child can be great. What … Read more »

Using a Pre-Nup to Improve Your Chances of Marriage Success

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This article was featured on the IACP (the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals) website and is recommended by Sandra Morgan Little of Little, Gilman-Tepper & Batley, P.A.   by Dennis S. Lerner -Practices collaborative marriage and family law in Syracuse, New York In my years of practice as a matrimonial lawyer, I have twice been called upon to review proposed pre-nuptial agreements prepared by the lawyer for the potential groom. In one case the groom’s father, having gone through … Read more »