• Selected as
    One of the
    Top 100 Divorce
    Trial Lawyers
    in the country

    • Board Certified Family Law Specialist
    • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
    • Founding Member American College of Family Trial Lawyers

  • A Seasoned Pro,
    comfortable & experienced
    with Complex
    High Asset Cases

    • Southwest Super Lawyer since 2006
    • Best Lawyers in America since 1986
    • Highest AV Martindale Hubbell rating

  • Named
    Best Lawyers® 2014
    Santa Fe Family Law
    Lawyer of the Year

    • Hundreds of complex cases handled
    • 50 opinions reported by state and federal courts
    • 2 articles cited by the United States Supreme Court


Custody & child support

  • Custody & Visitation
  • Child Support
  • Paternity Matters
  • Parental Relocation

Other practice areas

  • Pre & Postnuptial Agreements
  • Domestic Partnerships
  • Separation Agreements
  • Modifications & Enforcement
  • Appeals

Exceptional, Discreet New Mexico Family Law Services

About David

David Walther brings the expertise, temperance and skills honed by over 40 years of practice in Family Law. A seasoned professional, he’s handled hundreds of complex cases, including fifty in which the opinions were officially reported by state and federal courts and he has written two articles cited by the United States Supreme Court. He has perennially received the highest AV rating by Martindale Hubbell, has been listed by Super Lawyers since 2006 and has been cited as one of the Best Lawyers in America since 1986. He is co-author of the Bounds of Advocacy, the book that set the national standard for Domestic Relations Practice.

David is a New Mexico board certified Family Law Specialist who is now devoting his practice to complex cases requiring expert counsel where sophisticated financial, valuation and tax issues are at stake. Clients typically include couples with substantial accumulated assets, entrepreneurs and professionals with practices and couples in which one (or both) spouses hold trust funds. David’s practice covers most aspects of Family Law including divorce litigation, settlement facilitation, collaborative divorce, pre/post nuptial and separation agreements, cohabitation, complex custody cases (parental relocation, multi-state jurisdiction, etc) and modifications to spousal and child support agreements. David’s approach is always flexible and responsive to client needs, yet remains grounded in substantive law.

David Walther understands that privacy is an important issue for most high net worth individuals, and even more so for clients whose standing in the community make them particularly vulnerable. David Walther Law conducts all cases with discretion.

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