Dorene A. Kuffer

Dorene A. Kuffer

New Mexico Family Law Attorney
  • Family Law, Divorce, Domestic Violence ...
  • New Mexico
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Summary

Dorene Kuffer is the senior and principle attorney with over 34 years practicing all aspects of family law in New Mexico and Illinois.

Dorene earned an LL.M. (an advanced law degree) in Child and Family Law from Loyola University, Chicago School of Law. In Illinois, Dorene handled cases ranging from traffic, misdemeanor, felony and death penalty cases, to divorce, custody, adoption, business litigation and contract disputes. She was also an adjunct professor at Loyola University teaching family law to graduate level students.

In 2007, Dorene moved to New Mexico, where she is licensed to practice before the 10th District Court, the United States Supreme Court and the United States Tax Court as well as all magistrate, metropolitan and district courts in New Mexico.

Dorene has litigated hundreds of cases to juries and before the courts. In the course of her career, she represented five individuals charged with offenses in which the prosecution sought the death penalty. Today, none of those clients sit on death row.

Dorene is a member of:

International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
New Mexico Collaborative Practice Group
Albuquerque Collaborative Practice Group
American Bar Association and its Family Law Chapter
New Mexico State Bar Family Law Committee
Albuquerque Bar Association
Member of the Board of Directors for Equality New Mexico

She was a Supreme Court appointee to the New Mexico Access to Justice Commission.

Practice Areas
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
    Elder Law
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Juvenile Law
    Probate
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, Mastercard, American Express.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    We offer many choices when it comes to paying for legal services. Pay-as-you go, and flat fees for some cases. We provide a free estimate of total costs to all clients before they engage our firm.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Mexico
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Professional Associations
State Bar of New Mexico  # 121547
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Current
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Law Office of Dorene A. Kuffer, P.C.
Contact & Map
LAW OFFICE OF DORENE A. KUFFER, P.C.
500 4TH ST NW STE 250
ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87102
Telephone: (505) 924-1000
LAW OFFICE OF DORENE A. KUFFER, P.C.
150 Washington Avenue
Suite 210
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Toll-Free: (505) 924-1000
Telephone: (505) 924-1000
Fax: (505) 672-7768