Questions tagged [new-mexico]

Questions concerning the laws, criminal justice system, civil court procedures and related topics specific to the state of New Mexico.

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Does putting a dollar in a lawyer's pocket entitle you to attorney client privilege (like Saul Goodman from breaking bad)

Breaking Bad Season 2 Episode 8, Saul Goodman tells Walt and Jesse (who just kidnapped him) to put a dollar in his pocket so they'll have attorney-client privilege. first things first you're gonna ...
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Is the cost of recovering a suicidal person's body deducted from their estate?

If a person committed suicide by jumping off a bridge in a remote rural area in New Mexico and it cost the authorities a lot of money to recover their dead body would those costs be deducted from ...
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Landlord/Tenant and Actus reus

I'd like to add something to my previous question The first part of the scenario: A person breaks a window, enters the house through the window, takes $1000 worth of computer equipment, and leaves ...
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Breaking/entering/theft charges

What would be all possible charges that could be filed in this scenario: A person breaks a window, enters the house through the window, takes $1000 worth of computer equipment, and leaves through a ...
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Copyright a Land Feature?

This sign is posted on private property in New Mexico, USA at: 35.47212, -106.15719 COPYRIGHT NOTICE Photos and videos taken of Lone Butte Mountain may not be directly or indirectly published, ...
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Does Waze qualify as a “share-the-expense carpool”?

Every instance of the word "livery" in my insurance policy's exceptions list is followed by an exemption for "share-the-expense" car pools (i.e. the policy is conventional in that ...
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If a New Mexico anonymous LLC must register in California as a foreign LLC (for doing business in CA), does the LLC lose its anonymity?

If a New Mexico anonymous LLC is required to register in California as a foreign LLC because it does business in the state of California, does that company as a whole lose some or all of its anonymity?...
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Focus on arson in New Mexico Constitution — why? typo?

In the State Constitution of New Mexico, Article II Section 24 Rights of Crime Victims, all the victims' rights are listed specifically for "a victim of arson" (see https://law.lclark.edu/...
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Why couldn't this character in 'Better Call Saul' be a paralegal or take a similar role?

In Season 3 of Better Call Saul, Could this character have helped that person with the legal paperwork in the same capacity as a paralegal -- filing documents, proofreading, etc. could? Or would the ...
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The Consumer's Right To Challenge A Company's Claims [closed]

As a consumer, do you have any legal ground to challenge a company’s statement and demand evidence to support any claims made about a product or service they provided? A few hypothetical examples ...
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Moving from NJ to NM, buying a car in UT or ID on way to NM, how to make titling and registration work?

I currently live in New Jersey and will be moving to New Mexico at the end of the summer. My parents live in Utah and in-laws in Idaho. We will be driving to visit them on our way to New Mexico. ...
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Marijuana Across State Lines, where State Laws Differ

I'm taking a trip to Colorado, where recreational marijuana is legal. I live in New Mexico, where I have my state certified, state legal medical marijuana card. I'm taking a plane to and from. Can I ...
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A person accepts money to write a check, but cancels the check and refuses to return the money

In the state of NM if a family member in need of a muzzle accepts 500$ to write a check for rent and cancels the check after its already been turned in, and then refuses to return the 500$, is this ...
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Incomplete building rented on commercial lease

Can an incomplete and unsafe building be rented to a tenant on a commercial lease if the building never received a certificate of occupancy? [![enter image description here][2]][2] [2]: https://i....
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Gross Receipt Service Returns

For a purchase return in NewMexico is a company required to return the gross receipt tax paid when the purchase was originally made? Assuming that the service agreement has no mention of a return ...
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Why is the bond for a $500 fraud identical to that for a more than $20 000 fraud?

This man who was much advertised on the internet (see the links) has 19 charges, the bond for each of them being set to $40 000. The question is why, as long as some charges are for frauds ranging ...
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What happens if I don't pay a speeding ticket from New Mexico?

What happens if I don't pay a speeding ticket and am a foreigner? I recently found out, since it is not my native language, that it wasn't just a warning - it was actually a ticket.
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How to stop an alcoholic from driving?

This scenario takes place in the USA. Suppose I have someone close to me who has a very serious drinking problem. This could be someone physically (living) close to me or someone emotionally close to ...
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Legality of using homemade pyrotechnics in desert, but within city limits

Q: Is it illegal to ignite homemade pyrotechnics in a (beyond) backyard desert area in NM? This is within city (Las Cruces) limits and not near (100 yards) any buildings. The firework, when ignited, ...
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Can my landlord charge me December rent?

In September my landlord fell on some hard times with his health that required him to have surgery. He asked for my October rent two weeks early and in exchange he would not require me to pay December ...