Murder Sentencing Guidelines – Minimum to Maximum for Every State

Skip to State by State Overview of Murder Sentences The minimum and maxiumum sentence for murder varies depending on the jurisdiction and the specific degree or classification of the murder charge. In the United States, for example, minimum sentences can differ significantly among states and even within different degrees of murder (e.g., first-degree, second-degree, and … Read more

New Mexico Hit and Run Laws

Leaving the scene of an accident in New Mexico may result in felony charges if anyone suffers death or injury. Apart from time in prison. The court may also suspend or revoke your driving privileges. Quick take: leaving the scene of an accident in New Mexico A DUI hit and run resulting in death is … Read more

New Mexico Sexting Laws

New Mexico sexting laws 30-6A-3 permit sexting between teens-fourteen to eighteen- if the act is consensual. What the law does not permit is adult to minor sexting and child pornography-related offences. Quick take: New Mexico permits sexting between consenting teens aged fourteen to eighteen. Teens tried in the juvenile system do not have to register … Read more

New Mexico Whistleblower Laws

Whistleblower laws of New Mexico

A Summary of New Mexico Whistleblower Laws The state of New Mexico follows the employment-at-will doctrine. This means it is legal for employers to dismiss their employees for any reason or no reason. However, there are several exceptions to this rule that is used to protect employees. They include common law protections and statutory protections. … Read more

New Mexico Lemon Law

Lemon Laws as they apply to the state of New Mexico

New Mexico Lemon Laws New Mexico’s lemon laws state that if the buyer or lessee of a vehicle finds a major fault in it – which the manufacturers are unable to fix even after 4 valid attempts by the vehicle manufacturer to repair it – the manufacturer is liable to repurchase or replace the faulty … Read more

New Mexico Child Support Laws

Child Support Laws as they apply to the state of New Mexico

Everything you need to know about New Mexico child support laws, updated for 2020. New Mexico Child Support guidelines dictate the nature of interactions you will have with your former partner and child. However, the state’s legislature revises these laws periodically. For parents in the state, questions such as how much money will I pay? … Read more

New Mexico Car Seat Laws

New Mexico state laws as they apply to children's car seats

A Summary of Child Car Seat Laws in New Mexico New Mexico law requires infants to ride on rear-facing seats until they are 1 year old and weigh at least 20 pounds. Children who have outgrown rear-facing seats should ride on forward-facing seats until they exceed the maximum weight and height limits of the seat. … Read more

New Mexico Statute of Limitations

Statute of Limitations NM- Summary New Mexico’s statute of limitations establishes a deadline before which civil cases – such as lawsuits – must be filed in the state. In relation to criminal charges, it also prevents prosecutors from charging an individual with a crime after a specified period of time has passed. The statutes of … Read more

New Mexico Recording Laws

New Mexico Recording Law

New Mexico Recording Law Summary: Is New Mexico a One Party Consent State? New Mexico recording law stipulates that it is a one-party consent state. In New Mexico, it is a criminal offense to use any device to record, obtain, share or use wire communications without the consent of at least one person taking part … Read more