Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. In honoring the brave individuals who are breaking the cycle of abuse, Little, Gilman-Tepper & Batley is partnering with Jenell Pagan, an independent Mary Kay Representative, in sponsoring Halloween pumpkins to be delivered to victims living in local safe houses. These pumpkins are filled with Mary Kay products good for pampering the body and spirit. The hard truth about domestic violence is that every 9 seconds a woman is beaten in … Read more »

Congratulations to Best Team of Family Lawyers in New Mexico

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Congratulations to Sandra Morgan Little and Roberta S. Batley for your continued recognition by The Best Lawyers in America.©   Our amazing attorneys were again selected by their peers for inclusion in this top group for their work in Family Law.  This is the 12th consecutive year that Roberta Batley is being recognized and the 25th consecutive year that Sandra Morgan Little has received this honor. Ms. Batley continues to advance the professional field of Family Law … Read more »

Tips from a Judge on Finding the Right Attorney

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Attorney Randy Powers shares Judge Kass’ perspective regarding effective legal representation. Randy W. Powers, Jr. Esq. Good Divorce Lawyers Tell You Bad News by Honorable Anne Kass. Ann Kass is a District Judge in the Second Judicial District State of New Mexico I have heard people who are thinking about getting a divorce say, “I want the meanest, toughest attorney I can find. I want a fighter.” I always shudder and say that a fighter is … Read more »

"What I Wish I Knew Before I Got Divorced"

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Discover 10 important pieces of advice these women learned the hard way BY NATASHA BURTON from Woman’s Day Magazine Hindsight’s 20/20, so there’s no one better than ex-wives to tell you what to do (and not to do) if you’re going through—or just contemplating—a divorce. Here, real women share what they wish they’d known when they split from their husbands and divorce professionals weigh in on how to combat the most unexpected, yet most common, mistakes they’ve seen clients make. Read more »

The Albuquerque Bar Association Presidents' Dinner

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On August 27th, the Albuquerque Bar Association held an event to honor past presidents of the organization. UNM Championship Golf Course Pavillion served as the location for this wonderful evening featuring a 4 course wine pairing menu from acclaimed Chef Christophe Descarentries.Jan Gilman-Tepper was among the honorees attending.Sandra Morgan Little and Randy Powers wera also in attendance at the Table shared by the Little, Gilman-Tepper and Batley firm and the Walther firm. Sandra Morgan Little, Jan Gilman-Tepper, Gretchen … Read more »

Coping with Divorce-Related Anger

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By Jane Zatylny from Divorce Magazine Anger is a very familiar emotion for all of us. And in healthy relationships, it can be an overwhelmingly positive force in our lives. “Healthy anger can tell us if there’s something wrong – something painful and threatening that we need to take care of,” says Dr. M. Chet Mirman (Ph.D.), a licensed clinical psychologist at The Center for Divorce Recovery  in Chicago. “It helps us protect ourselves, and lets us know when … Read more »

How Collaborative Divorce Works: FAQs

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Going through a divorce can be a difficult and confusing time. Divorces often involve lawyers, court dates, and a lot of time and costs, if the two parties disagree on numerous issues. Divorce law and family courts seek to remedy these disagreements. A few people may find themselves in a pretty straightforward divorce, where there is no disagreement at all. Those few probably only need guidance with divorce papers but not much else. Many people find themselves in the middle, … Read more »

A Nation of Healers

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We are so proud to be a part of this organization, Sandra Morgan Little is on the board of The Children’s Grief Center. David Brooks JUNE 21, 2016 NY Times I’ve been traveling around to the most economically stressed parts of this country. You see a lot of dislocation on a trip like this. In New Mexico, for example, I met some kids who lost their parents — to drugs, death, deportation or something else. They … Read more »

Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent Designation for our Firm

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Sandra Morgan Little, Jan Gilman-Tepper and Roberta Batley are once again recognized by Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Lawyers. The Little, Gilman-Tepper and Batley law firm has been designated as an AV® Preeminent™ Law Firm. So you are asking “What does this mean?” Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ are the gold standard in attorney ratings, and have been for more than a century. Attorneys looking to refer a client, as well as individuals researching lawyers for their own legal needs, use … Read more »

Best Lawyers BUSINESS Edition Spring 2016

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http://www.bestlawyers.com The law firm of Little, Gilman-Tepper and Batley were listed in the Spring 2016 edition of Best Lawyers BUSINESS Edition magazine.This edition features “Women in the Law”, it is a pulication featuring exceptional women attorneys. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For more … Read more »