After 17 years of practicing family law together in another firm, Sandra Morgan Little and Jan Gilman-Tepper founded Little, Gilman-Tepper & Batley, P.A. in April 1993. They had a vision of practicing family law with a group of professionals who would bring talent, skill and compassion to help clients with the most complex matrimonial matters. Roberta S. Batley joined the Firm in 2003 and became a shareholder in 2007. Tiffany Oliver Leigh joined the Firm in 2004 and Jennifer M. deGraauw, Associate Attorney, joined in 2011.
These professional goals have been realized due to the hard work and talent of the Firm’s attorneys, our professional colleagues, and a remarkable staff.
Who we are
All shareholders of the Firm are Board Certified Family Law Specialists and all of our attorneys are trained Collaborative professionals. The Firm is a Martindale-Hubbell© AV rated firm, listed in Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers and Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers. Little, Gilman-Tepper & Batley, P.A. is also listed in U.S. News and World Report’s Best Law Firms 2010. Sandra Morgan Little, Jan Gilman-Tepper and Roberta S. Batley are listed in Southwest Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America. Additionally, Sandra Morgan Little and Jan Gilman-Tepper were chosen as New Mexico Business Weekly’s “Best of the Bar 2010” and Roberta S. Batley was chosen for “Best of the Bar 2011”.
What we do
Little, Gilman-Tepper & Batley, P.A. handles matters involving the full range of domestic relations law, including dissolution of marriage, separation, division and valuation of property, support, custody, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.
Divorce has become increasingly complex. To help our clients, we analyze complicated financial matters and are well versed in asset tracing, income, retirement, property and insurance principles. We handle a wide range of valuation issues from complex multi-state business to professional and celebrity goodwill.
Our lawyers have the knowledge and expertise to handle the novel and complicated needs and goals of our clients. We provide an individual evaluation of each client’s situation leading to reasonable expectations from the beginning. We strive to create an overall legal strategy and a plan that best suits each client.
Our commitment to you
We are committed to providing the highest level of legal services to our clients with the most complex matrimonial matters. We help our clients determine the best approach for their divorce. Some clients are best served by traditional litigation and others benefit from the privacy and team approach of the collaborative divorce process.
What makes us different
Each divorce is unique and we work with our clients to achieve the best and most dignified resolution to their marriage. We understand that privacy and confidentiality are of the utmost importance to our clients.