Welcome to the Office of the Attorney General for the State of New Mexico.

We protect New Mexicans in order to make our communities safer and more prosperous.  We prosecute criminal and civil offenses; advocate for consumers and those without a voice; empower the public by proactively educating them and connecting them with beneficial resources; and serve as legal counsel for the State and its agents.

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How can we help you?

Internet Crimes<br />Against Children Unit Internet Crimes Against Children Unit
Anti-Money Laundering Unit Anti-Money
Laundering Unit
Investigations Complaint Investigations
Complaint
Border Violence Border
Violence
Medicaid Fraud Medicaid
Fraud
Consumer & Family Advocacy Consumer &
Family Advocacy
Homeowner Protection Program Homeowner
Protection Program
Open & Transparent Government Open & Transparent
Government

What we're working on:

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Equifax Data Breach Consumer Information

This data breach is unique in that consumers may not be aware that Equifax has their personal information. In other types of data breaches like those from credit card application information at other companies, consumers have knowingly released their information. 

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Fighting the Opioid Crisis in New Mexico

Since 2008, New Mexico has had one of the highest rates of drug overdose death in the United States. Between 2008-2012, almost every county in New Mexico had a higher drug overdose death rate than the rate for the entire United States.

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Solar Distributed Generation Disclosure Statement​ & Form

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Upcoming Events

May 23, 2018

AG Balderas Files Counterclaims & Answers in Texas v. New Mexico Water Lawsuit; Balderas Now Executing His New Strategy After Last King Action Has Been Heard by the Supreme Court

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May 23, 2018

AG Balderas Files Counterclaims & Answers in Texas v. New Mexico Water Lawsuit; Balderas Now Executing His New Strategy After Last King Action Has Been Heard by the Supreme Court

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Latest News

  • Albuquerque, NM – Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas announced that the New Mexico Court of Appeals upheld the convictions of Joseph Blea in agreement with the Office of the Attorney General. Balderas also successfully defended Katie’s Law, which is critical to holding the most dangerous sexual predators accountable. Joseph Blea was convicted of first degree criminal sexual penetration (CSP) and first degree kidnapping involving four separate victims, one a 13-year-old girl. At the time of the crimes, which occurred in 1988, 1990, and 1993, the victims were unable to identify their attackers. The crimes went unsolved until 2010 when Defendant’s DNA was matched to the DNA evidence collected in these cases. 

  • Albuquerque, NM – Attorney General Hector Balderas today announced he will join a coalition of states in challenging the Trump Administration’s policy of forced family separation on the U.S. southern border. The lawsuit will be filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.