Raise awareness about the budget cuts to Legal Services
Our state government funds Civil Legal Service and our funding could be cut to balance the states budget. Civil Legal Services helps low income New Mexicans who are in need of Legal aid. Everyone deserves Equal Access to Justice! Spread the word that Civil Legal Services NEED TO BE FUNDED!
1. Legal Services helped 28,113 low income New Mexicans in all 33 counties received legal services
2. Legal Services helped 10,121 domestic violence victims obtain custody and child support
3. Legal Services helped 5,175 avoid eviction from their homes
4. Legal Services helped 3,538 consumers defend themselves from unfair business practices
5. Legal Services helped 1,474 people with disabilities get fair treatment