Why I’m Excited to Practice Family Law at Batley Family Law

“Why family law?” is the most frequent question I’ve been asked by friends, colleagues, and even clients, since joining the team at Batley Family Law. If you read my bio, I didn’t jump into family law right after finishing law school. During law school I focused a lot on natural resources and environmental law, earning…

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We’re Hiring

Batley Powers Family Law, a nationally recognized firm, is seeking an exceptional Attorney with 3-7 years of experience in family law or litigation to join our team.  If you are solution-oriented and strive to excel in client relations and the resolution of issues we encourage you to apply.  Strong writing, research, ability to multi-task and…

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7 Tips for Staying Sane During Social Distancing

We hope everyone is staying safe and healthy! Our team is available to support you through this time of uncertainty through telephone or email. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us! If you are feeling anxious or just plain cooped up we have 7 ideas to keep you busy and feeling your best:…

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On Our Bookshelf: Movie Edition, A Marriage Story Review (Spoiler Alert)

A Marriage Story was released by Netflix and hit their streaming service in December 2019. It highlights several family law issues that we as family law attorneys commonly see in our work; divorce, custody, relocation, and of course, high emotions.  This movie was recently in the spotlight again during award season with six Golden Globe and…

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. In honoring the brave individuals who are breaking the cycle of abuse, Little, Gilman-Tepper & Batley is partnering with Jenell Pagan, an independent Mary Kay Representative, in sponsoring Halloween pumpkins to be delivered to victims living in local safe houses. These pumpkins are filled with Mary Kay products good…

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“What I Wish I Knew Before I Got Divorced”

Discover 10 important pieces of advice these women learned the hard way BY NATASHA BURTON from Woman’s Day Magazine Hindsight’s 20/20, so there’s no one better than ex-wives to tell you what to do (and not to do) if you’re going through—or just contemplating—a divorce. Here, real women share what they wish they’d known when…

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The Albuquerque Bar Association Presidents’ Dinner

On August 27th, the Albuquerque Bar Association held an event to honor past presidents of the organization. UNM Championship Golf Course Pavillion served as the location for this wonderful evening featuring a 4 course wine pairing menu from acclaimed Chef Christophe Descarentries.Jan Gilman-Tepper was among the honorees attending.Sandra Morgan Little and Randy Powers wera also…

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Coping with Divorce-Related Anger

By Jane Zatylny from Divorce Magazine Anger is a very familiar emotion for all of us. And in healthy relationships, it can be an overwhelmingly positive force in our lives. “Healthy anger can tell us if there’s something wrong – something painful and threatening that we need to take care of,” says Dr. M. Chet…

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How Collaborative Divorce Works: FAQs

Going through a divorce can be a difficult and confusing time. Divorces often involve lawyers, court dates, and a lot of time and costs, if the two parties disagree on numerous issues. Divorce law and family courts seek to remedy these disagreements. A few people may find themselves in a pretty straightforward divorce, where there…

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A Nation of Healers

We are so proud to be a part of this organization, Sandra Morgan Little is on the board of The Children’s Grief Center. David Brooks JUNE 21, 2016 NY Times I’ve been traveling around to the most economically stressed parts of this country. You see a lot of dislocation on a trip like this. In…

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