Tag Archive for Commissioner and Attorney Patricia Galindo

New Mexico Supreme Court Rule-Making Flowchart

A recap of the last seven+ months of ‘guardianship reform’

At WillPowerNM, we’ve taken a break for the past 8 months, and refrained from commenting on the attempts by the New Mexico Judiciary to reform itself. The publicly-visible effort has been lead by ‘retired’ judge Wendy York, chairing the Adult Guardianship Study Committee (AGSC), created by (former Chief) Justice Charles Daniels to reform the practice…

Guardianship Study Commission Message #18

Dear Guardianship Study Commission Members, News Media Professionals, and others: We at WillPowerNM have received a copy of Adult Guardianship Study Commission Vicechair Patricia Galindo’s response to questions submitted to the Administrative Office of the Courts by Lorraine Mendiola. Ms Galindo’s response is mostly deficient, in some part is fabrication, and in many respects lies…

Guardianship Study Commission Message #15

Dear Guardianship Study Commission Members, News Media Professionals, and others: Today is the 2nd in a series of weekly posts, covering statistical analysis of New Mexico’s courts’ administration of the guardianship cases that come before their judges. This week’s post builds on information discussed last week, analyzing newly-available case dockets made available to the public,…