At the law firm of Atkinson & Kelsey, we have the experience to handle any type of family law case. We have the experience because we have exclusively focused on family-related legal issues throughout New Mexico for decades.

Atkinson & Kelsey was the first divorce and family law firm in New Mexico. You can rely on our dedication and focus to help you through any family situation. Contact our family law firm in Albuquerque to schedule a consultation.

Our family law practice encompasses a variety of related matters, including:

  • Divorce, or dissolution of marriage
  • Legal separation
  • Same sex marriages and relationships
  • Rights of cohabitants
  • Parentage or paternity
  • Child custody
  • Hague Convention and international custody
  • Time sharing or visitation
  • Relocation with children
  • Child support
  • Spousal support
  • High asset cases
  • Division and distribution of real estate
  • Property and debt division
  • Tax aspects of divorce
  • Retirement and pensions
  • Business and professional practice valuation
  • Military family law
  • Collaborative law
  • Mediation and settlement facilitation
  • Grandparent visitation
  • Domestic violence
  • Premarital (prenuptial) and postmarital agreements
  • Family law litigation
  • Appeals

Our lawyers skillfully handle family law issues. We are experienced in using mediation, settlement facilitation and arbitration, as well as collaborative law, to reach an amicable or at least workable resolution. We are also experienced in complex divorce litigation for cases that require it.

When you choose our family law firm to represent you, you can expect us to listen to your concerns. You will get the personal attention you deserve, and you will get a team approach to resolving your dispute.


Our first meeting in a family law case usually lasts a minimum of an hour, and frequently runs longer as we believe and insist on thoroughness. We charge a consultation fee for this in-depth interview, during which we discuss your issues, offer valuable advice and determine how we can assist you.

For any dispute referenced above, call the experienced lawyers at Atkinson & Kelsey at 505-883-3070 or contact our law firm online.