Firm Profile

Little, Gilman-Tepper & Batley, P.A.

Firm Details

Little, Gilman-Tepper & Batley has established a reputation as a leader in family law, both locally and nationally.  Attorneys at the firm are experienced in complicated matrimonial issues and represent high asset and high profile cases in New Mexico.  The Firm specializes in complex family matters involving a full range of domestic relations law, dissolution of marriage, separation, division and valuation of property, support, custody, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.


By writing and speaking the attorneys make sure they are involved in the cutting edge practice of Family Law.  The attorneys are active statewide and nationally with prestigious Family Law organizations and have served in a leadership capacity in many of them.


In addition to being successful and experienced litigators, each attorney is trained and actively participates in collaborative law, a resolution method designed to find a mutually acceptable settlement for all parties without going to court.  Through this process, disputes are solved respectfully under the advice of a team of collaborative professionals, allowing family members to heal and maintain positive relationships.


Little, Gilman-Tepper established their law firm in 1993.  Roberta S. Batley, Partner, joined in 2003, became a shareholder in 2007 and owner/managing partner in 2017.  “No two divorces are the same and no two days are the same”, say Sandra Morgan Little, Co-Founder and Of Counsel.  “We all deal with many interesting legal issues.  What remains the same is that we interact with people who are at a very difficult time in their lives, and we give each client the individual attention they need to help them successfully move on to the next stage of their life.”


Little, Gilman-Tepper, & Batley, believe the key to success is hard work, being aware of clients’ goals for the divorces and tailoring representation within the law to meet those goals.


Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in New Mexico in Collaborative Law: Family Law with 3 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Albuquerque in Collaborative Law: Family Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Albuquerque in Family Law with 3 lawyers

Firm Practice Areas

  • Family Law