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Albuquerque, NM is the largest city in New Mexico, and among the 10 fastest-growing cities in the United States. Specifically, Albuquerque is located in the central part of the state, near the Rio Grande River. As of June 2007, it was recognized as the sixth-fastest growing city in the U.S.
Although many may not expect this, Albuquerque has been home to many famous people. Such people include Tito Landrum, Ronnie Lott, Mike Judge, Jim Everett, French Stewart, Jeff Bezos, Matthew Taylor, Matthew O’Neil, Trent Dimas, Neil Patrick Harris, Steve-O, Freddie Prince Jr., Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and Demetria McKinney.
Alongside being home to famous faces, Albuquerque is also home to many professionals, including attorneys. Due to the city’s fast-growing nature, Albuquerque lawyers are kept very busy. With a concentrated and growing high-tech sector, Albuquerque, NM lawyers are involved in cutting-edge legal issues.
LegalMatch only deals with attorneys who are in good standing with their professional organizations, will only refer your case to an Albuquerque, NM lawyer who is professionally qualified to handle the legal matter, and is currently taking new cases.
In Albuquerque, there is currently a lawsuit in progress over defective body armor used by police officers. The suit alleges that the manufacturer produced bulletproof vests which did not meet the specifications required by the Albuquerque Police. Anyone who has bought this body armor may have a case against the manufacturer, especially if they suffered injury as a result of its use.
If you have a legal issue which does not yet require the services of an Albuquerque, NM lawyer, the LegalMatch Law Library is an excellent source of free legal information. With over 3,300 articles on many different legal topics, so you can probably find the answer to your legal questions there.
For more legal information, there are some public law libraries in the Albuquerque area which might be of use:
- The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals law library, Albuquerque Branch
- The University of New Mexico Law Library
Minor civil lawsuits in Albuquerque, NM are filed in the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court. This court can hear civil cases where the amount in controversy is under $10,000. This court also hears minor criminal cases, and conducts the preliminary hearings in more serious criminal cases. Larger lawsuits, and more serious criminal cases, will be heard in the New Mexico Second District Court.