Law 466

66% don't get help!

Roughly 66% of low and middle income Americans with legal issues never access or use our legal system! Not only that, but in households that have one legal need, there is a 50/50 chance that they have more than one! People need low cost legal information and guidance.

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The poor have free legal help.

Some 1 in 4 New Mexicans are living in poverty and often qualify for free legal assistance. Many more who don't qualify for the free help have the same legal issues but still cannot afford to pay common legal fees. Most people try to handle things themselves or end up doing nothing at all.

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Ignorance of the law?

They say that "ignorance of the law is no excuse" but how are you supposed to know the law? You need information to do it yourself, or even to know when it makes sense to hire an attorney. You may even need some basic information just to put your mind at ease about doing nothing at all!

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$66 gets you legal help!

Get the peace of mind that goes with an attorney review. We'll help you fill out the form, review the contract, explain it in plain English, and give you some things to consider in your situation. If you need legal representation, we'll tell you why so you can make informed choices on how to proceed.

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Need Info on the Law?

Everybody does now and then. Something happens and you don't know what to do. You need information to be able to make an informed decision on how to respond.

Plain English Please!

You may completely understand and know what you are doing, but does the contract actually say that? And what else might be hidden in the fine print?
We'll translate.

No Appointments

You're busy. Fill out our simple contact form, we'll call you. If we can help, just pay the low, quoted flat fee through our site using PayPal and we'll do the work.
Save time and money.

Flat Fee!

We provide limited legal services, information and guidance, not full representation. If you know what you need, and we can help, we quote a low flat fee based on $66 per hour!

Legal counsel should be readily accessible ... period.

Everyone occasionally needs information on the law to make informed decisions on important matters.

Let us provide the information you need to address your legal situation.

Just some of the ways to use Law 466

  • Advise you on whether or not you should hire an attorney and why.
  • Provide information about the law in New Mexico on a particular subject.
  • Provide guidance and answers to those doing it themselves.
  • Advise on consumer issues, delinquency, repossession and foreclosure matters, and credit issues.
  • Have contracts and agreements reviewed prior to signing.
  • Explain contract terms and conditions to you in plain language.
  • Highlight key responsibilities and authorities of all the parties to a contract or other agreement.
  • Identify the consequences of failing to perform on a contract.
  • Suggest additional terms that might be beneficial to you.
  • Comment on the fairness of a proposed contract.
  • Assist you in selecting and completing the proper forms for your purpose.
  • Answer questions regarding marriage, divorce, alimony, child support, and other family law issues.

Attorney Marshall Neel

A 2010 graduate of the University of New Mexico School of Law, I bring many years of experience in business, banking, and entrepreneurship in addition to my legal education; it makes for real world experience in how people and the law intersect on a day-to-day basis.

Like many other people, in business and in life, I faced many situations when I could have benefitted from legal counsel but could not afford it. I learned the hard way that oftentimes, just one little tidbit of information, had I known, would have resulted in a much better outcome.

I'm here today to give you that information so that you have better outcomes.

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Musings about Lawyers and the Law!

A person who represents himself has a fool for a client.

A famous quote from Abraham Lincoln

Justice must be blind to the hardness or softness of a man's hands, as well as to the leanness or fatness of his pocketbook.

A famous quote from B.C. Forbes , Scottish born American Editor and Founder of Forbes Magazine.

To me, a lawyer is basically the person that knows the rules of the country. We are all throwing the dice, playing the game, moving our pieces around the board, but if there is a problem, the lawyer is the only person who has read the inside of the top of the box.

A famous quote from Jerry Seinfeld

The Idea in the legal community that 'access to justice' is denied to Americans only on the basis of low income or old age ignores the greater part of us.

A famous quote from Marshall Neel , Attorney and Counselor at Law

A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's printed on.

A famous quote from Sam Goldwyn