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New Mexico Bankruptcy Trustees

Written by Ben Tejes
Updated Sep 1st, 2021

You are deciding whether to file bankruptcy and may have heard about working with a bankruptcy trustee in New Mexico. The primary role of the trustee is to be a “watchdog” for the bankruptcy process. In fact, the Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy trustees helped manage all of the 1,870 bankruptcy filings in New Mexico for the year ending June 30, 2021.

The trustee’s responsibilities include:

  1. Appointing and supervising private trustees.
  2. Taking legal action to prevent fraud and abuse.
  3. Referring matters for criminal investigation when appropriate.
  4. Ensuring bankruptcy process is administered and that fees are appropriate.
  5. Reviewing disclosure statements.
  6. Advocating matters of bankruptcy code.

We will cover Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy trustees with contact information in New Mexico as those are the most common for personal bankruptcies. 

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustees New Mexico

Below are the Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustees in New Mexico broken out by bankruptcy district. You can also find the list here

NamePhone
Clarke C. Coll(575) 623-2288
Yvette J. Gonzales(505) 771-0700
Edward A. Mazel(505) 433-3097
Philip J. Montoya(505) 244-1152

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Trustee(s) New Mexico

Below are the Chapter 13 bankruptcy trustees in New Mexico broken out by bankruptcy district. You can also find the list here. Please note that the US Trustee program does not administer bankruptcy estates in North Carolina and Alabama.

NamePhone
Tiffany M. Cornejo(505) 243-1355