Kinship Guardianship

Kinship: “The relationship that exists between a child and a relative of the child, a godparent, a member of the child’s tribe or clan, or an adult with whom the child has a significant bond.” Read More.

Pegasus helps grandparents and other people raising children whose parents are unable or unwilling to provide them with proper care. We have partnered with Law Access New Mexico to operate a helpline for kinship caregivers. If you need help or have questions about kinship guardianship of a child, call the Guardianship Helpline. If they determine that your case is appropriate for our services they will refer your information to us and we will contact you to get started.

You can call the Guardianship Legal Helpline for free and low cost Kinship Guardianship legal services: in Albuquerque at 505-217-1660 or Statewide at 800-980-1165. Se habla espanol.

The Guardianship Legal Helpline offers:
– information and advice, regardless of income
– legal assistance for low-income people representing themselves, including drafting pleadings and on- going legal help throughout the case
– referrals for direct legal representation

You can also find information online at Law Access New Mexico.

DISCLAIMER: This website is provided for informational purposes only. Nothing on this website shall be construed as legal advice nor does the information provided constitute the formation of a lawyer/client relationship. We take no responsibility for errors.