Online Co-Parenting CARE Program

12 Hour Co-Parenting CARE

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Ideal for divorcing, separated or never married couples who have been recommended to attend a co-parenting class. The focus is on the children, as parents learn skills to avoid common mistakes and successfully work together with their co-parent.

Online Parenting Without Conflict

by New Ways for Families®

12 Hour Parenting w/o Conflict

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Skills-based co-parenting course designed by Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq., for potentially high-conflict families during separation or divorce. These skills help parents protect their children from conflict as their family reorganizes in new ways.

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Online Parenting Skills - Basics Class

12 Hour Ages 0-5

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12 Hour Ages 5-13

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12 Hour Ages 13-18

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24 Hour Ages 0-18

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Provides parents a foundational understanding of basic parenting skills in order to raise children from infancy to adulthood.

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MISSION STATEMENT

The purpose of the Eighth Judicial District Court, statutorily created in Taos, Colfax, and Union counties, is to provide access to justice, resolve disputes justly and timely, and maintain accurate records of legal proceedings that affect rights and legal status of the parties in order to independently protect the rights and liberties guaranteed by the constitution of New Mexico and the United States.

Taos County Courthouse

PHYSICAL AND MAILING ADDRESS
105 Albright Street, Suite N
Taos, NM 87571

HOURS OF OPERATION
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
open through the noon hour

PHONE: (575)758-3173
FAX: (575)751-1281

Colfax County Courthouse

PHYSICAL AND MAILING ADDRESS
1413 South 2nd Street
Raton, NM 87740

HOURS OF OPERATION
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
open through the noon hour

PHONE: (575)445-5584
FAX: (575)445-2626

Union County Courthouse

PHYSICAL AND MAILING ADDRESS
100 Court Street, Suite 5
Clayton, NM 88415

HOURS OF OPERATION
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
open through the noon hour

PHONE: (575)374-9577
FAX: (575)374-2089

Judges

Chief Judge Emilio Chavez

Biography:
Emilio Jacob Chavez was appointed district judge in July of 2015. On October 1, 2019, he was elected Chief Judge for the Eighth Judicial District. The judge's primary responsibilities include presiding over cases in Colfax, Union, and Taos Counties. Prior to assuming the role of judge, Mr. Chavez served the people of Taos, Colfax, and Union Counties, as a deputy district attorney for Eighth Judicial District Attorney's Office.



During his time at the district attorney’s office, Judge Chavez was appointed to the New Mexico Supreme Court’s Criminal Uniform Jury Instructions Committee and is currently serving a second term. Additionally, he was appointed director for the northern New Mexico Young Lawyers Division (YLD), which included organizing and participating in events such as wills for heroes, voting and supporting YLD programs, and advising young attorneys. Judge Chavez has twice served as a mentor for new attorneys under New Mexico’s Bridge the Gap Mentorship program.



Judge Chavez received his juris doctor from the University of New Mexico. At UNM, he was a member of the NM law review and also studied law in Mexico at the University of Guanajuanto.

Judge Melissa A. Kennelly

Biography:
Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham appointed Judge Kennelly to the bench in April 2019. Prior to her appointment, Judge Kennelly served as associate attorney and mediator for the Eighth Judicial District Court, clerked for judges on the New Mexico Court of Appeals and Colorado Court of Appeals in both criminal and civil cases, and did litigation and transactional work in the areas of real estate, business, insurance, foreclosure, water rights, estate planning, and probate.

She graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 2010, where she was co-editor-in-chief of the Natural Resources Journal and a Seth D. Montgomery Fellow at the New Mexico Center on Law & Poverty. Judge Kennelly served for six years as a police officer in a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio prior to relocating to Taos, New Mexico in 2004. She earned her bachelor's degree in English from Baldwin-Wallace College in 1997.

Judge Jeffrey Shannon

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