Getting Started

Batley Family Law is a dynamic team of Family Law attorneys.

When you call our office, we will direct you to one of our intake specialists.  This person will get some basic background information about you and the issue you would  like to discuss with the attorney.  All information we gather is private and confidential.  Our goal is to understand your needs and what you hope to accomplish.

The Intake Specialist then schedules you with the attorney in our firm who has the depth of experience which best matches the level of complexity of your issue.

Since our attorney rates vary, this is how we can provide you with the most cost-effective approach to getting your needs met.  Although our clients work primarily with one attorney, it is the firm that takes on the case.  Our clients benefit from the experience and expertise of the whole firm through the weekly internal case reviews that the attorneys do at no additional cost to the client


We typically schedule initial consultations within 1-5 days of the call because we understand the urgency of the issues or stress level our clients may be experiencing.  The attorney spends a great deal of time in the initial consultation and uses this time to get a good understanding of your goals and what you want to accomplish.  There will be a thorough discussion of your life, your family and the issues you are confronting.  The attorney will not only explain the laws in New Mexico related to your issue and answer your questions, but will work with you to develop a unique game plan to enable a beneficial solution.

By the end of the consultation a framework of your case will have been worked out and you will have received enough information to consider your possible options.

Because the initial consultation is an active, working session with the attorney, we do charge a consultation fee for the meeting.  If you later decide to hire the firm to represent you, we will request a deposit toward services which will be applied to the monthly bill.  The client’s actual legal cost is the attorney’s hourly rate times whatever amount of time it takes to resolve the matter.

What Our Clients Say

“Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, Value
I had a great experience at Batley Family Law. They assisted me with my case. They were excellent and ensured that my case was handled as efficiently as possible and always made me feel informed. This firm helped me through a stressful time. Would absolutely recommend this law firm.”

J. A.

“Thanks for everything yesterday! I had a very informative and meaningful consultation with Batley Family Law. I can tell that they are compassionate and strong which I admire in a law firm. Their firm has written a great book on New Mexico Divorce Law and they had recommendations for books to help my kids in this process! Thanks for the great gifts as well. I look forward to working with them in the process that lies ahead.”


Bobbie Batley is unquestionably the top family lawyer in New Mexico, largely because of the amazing team she leads. This firm cares about their clients, and puts those needs out front. I will never hesitate to refer to this firm!”


“Batley Family Law is an excellent place to work. I enjoy coming in everyday. It is clear to see how much our attorneys value New Mexican families. They work their hardest to advocate for their clients on a daily basis.”

K. W.

“Batley Family Law provided me with excellent advice and service to effectively and efficiently resolve an issue with my best interests in mind. They did this with a great deal of compassion. I would highly recommend this firm.”

E. F.

Contact Us

Please call us at
505-246-0500 or complete the form and we will be in touch.

Batley Family Law
316 Osuna Road Ne #301
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Phone: 505-246-0500

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