Do We Split Our Retirement Benefits During a Divorce?

When it comes to property division, divorce settlements are generally more complex than who gets the house, car, and savings. Working people gather assets towards their retirement in the shape of several different types of plans and funds. These also need to be taken into account. What happens to retirement benefits during a divorce? Are they split equally like with … Read More

Recreational Cannabis on Agenda for Special Session

The Cannabis Law Board has drafted the following letter to the governor to advocate for cannabis legalization to be placed on the agenda for the emergency legislative session (date pending). If you have any comments, concerns or questions, you may email the State Bar General Counsel at As a section member, you have until Wednesday, May 27 to comment. Any … Read More

New Mexico Cannabis Backers Tout Rising National Support

A new Pew Research Center survey shows two-thirds of Americans now support legalizing marijuana for recreational use, a timely backdrop to an impending legalization push in New Mexico. Legalizing recreational marijuana is one of Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s top priorities for the legislative session starting in January and is a measure supported by other lawmakers. Read more about the article … Read More

Reefer Madness Part Deux; Chronic Issues in New Mexico Cannabis Law

Come join New Mexico’s Cannabis Law Section: for their inaugural CLE: The program offering both CLE and CME credits, and discuss New Mexico’s Cannabis laws, recent developments in recreational use efforts, industry professionals, medical professionals, and provide the all-important ethics credits that you need! The Cannabis Law Section will also hold their annual meeting during lunch, with networking opportunities galore. … Read More

2019 Clinical Symposium on Medical Cannabis: The Science and Practice

This symposium is primarily designed for physicians, clinicians, pharmacists, nurses and other healthcare professionals.  Discussions will focus on the most common conditions for which medical cannabis is recommended, the evidence for its effectiveness, and guidelines about dosage, treatment protocols, and side-effects.  National and local experts will help practitioners and other healthcare professionals develop an understanding of the science and health effects … Read More

Legal Solutions of New Mexico Finds Niche in Cannabis Law

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Legal Solutions of New Mexico – Companies on the Move!

We were recently featured on Bizjournal regarding our Cannabis law specializations – read more about it here:  At Legal Solutions of New Mexico, our practices include all aspects of New Mexico’s cannabis industry, ranging from CBD, general legal compliances and litigations.  If you require any legal assistance related to Cannabis law, please contact our team now.

Court Slaps Down Department of Health Regulations

A huge decision has just come down from the First Judicial District Court in Santa Fe, New Mexico regarding the medical cannabis program’s plant count limits. The Court determined that the plant count limit of 450 plants, as set by the Department of Health, was arbitrary and capricious, and the Department would be *enjoined from enforcing the same moving forward. … Read More

Starting a Business: Do You Need a Lawyer?

According to the Small Business Association (SBA), in 2010 there were 27.9 million small businesses operating in the United States. Opening a business can be one of the most exciting endeavors in a person’s life. As exciting as it can be, however, it can also be a bit intimidating. Opening a new business properly involves delving into areas such as … Read More

Employment Law: Protecting Employees

Employment law covers a vast area of law and encompasses legal issues ranging from employment contracts to creating a safer work environment to discrimination and much more. The laws related to employee-employer relationships, or employment law, was, in part, created to help protect the lives, health, and wellbeing of employees. Working conditions in the United States after the industrial revolution … Read More