Welcoming Our Newest Associate Attorney: Brandon M. Ilgen

We are thrilled to announce the latest addition to our legal team, Brandon M. Ilgen, who joins us as an Associate Attorney. With a remarkable academic background and extensive experience in various legal capacities, Brandon brings a wealth of knowledge and dedication to our firm. Academic Excellence Brandon’s journey in law began with distinction. He…

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Roberta S. Batley Celebrating 19 Consecutive Years Among the Best Lawyers in America®

We were excited, but not surprised, to learn that Bobbie Batley has been included in the 30th edition of Best Lawyers in America, which will be released in 2024. After all, our Managing Partner has been chosen for this honor every single year since 2006. What makes this award so special is that it is…

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Join Us in Welcoming Nathan Frazier to Our Team

“In the pursuit of justice, there is no nobler cause than to stand up for those who may otherwise stand alone. The fight for fairness is not just my job, it’s my mission.” Nathan Frazier believes in the noble pursuit of justice and strives to make a positive impact by building a more just society.…

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Roberta S. Batley Selected to 2023 Super Lawyers® List for the Southwest Region

Our founder and Managing Partner Roberta S. Batley has not only been ranked on the Top 25 list in New Mexico by Super Lawyers®, she has also been chosen for the Super Lawyers list for the entire Southwest Region of the United States. Receiving recognition from peers not only in the state of New Mexico…

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Roberta S. Batley Named “Lawyer of the Year” in Albuquerque

The Batley Family Law team finds it gratifying to receive an award that indicates respect from our peers. However, we were all incredibly excited to learn that our Managing Partner, Roberta S. Batley, has been named “Lawyer of the Year” for family law in Albuquerque by BestLawyers.com. To be ranked at the top in a…

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Considering a Postnuptial Agreement? Here is What You Need to Know.

Postnuptial agreements can protect the finances of married partners. If a couple is struggling with a breach of trust or other challenges, establishing a postnuptial agreement provides a measure of security during the healing process. If the marriage ends in divorce or when one partner passes away, the terms outlined in a postnuptial agreement reduce…

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Roberta Batley Continues to Receive Top Ranking from Martindale-Hubbell

Once again, the prestigious legal industry review organization Martindale-Hubbell has awarded Managing Partner Roberta S. Batley AV Preeminent standing for the 12th consecutive year. This represents the highest rating an attorney can receive for both legal ability and ethical standards. Martindale-Hubbell first started rating attorneys for their legal skills and ethical practices in 1887. To…

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Best Lawyers Award

Batley Family Law is proud to announce that Bobbie Batley, our Firm’s partner has been recognized in the 28th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Best Lawyers is a purely peer review ranking. It works to rank highly respected attorneys using the feedback of other lawyers in the field. The Best Lawyers was first…

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Finding Ways to Stay Involved

Community Involvement 2020-2021 We’re so grateful that our team is dedicated to community involvement in so many unique and creative ways. Here are a few things that we’ve been up to recently outside of the office: ·      Bobbie was appointed by the State Bar of New Mexico as Chair of the Statewide Legal Specialization Commission.  They…

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2020 to 2021 A year in Review – Batley Post Covid

What a year (or so) it has been!  We have added words like unprecedented, pivot and work from home to our vernacular in a way we never could have anticipated.  To put it mildly, our world since March of 2020 has been incredibly challenging and most especially to families.  When you are in the business…

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