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Which Crimes Can Be Expunged?

Which Crimes Can Be Expunged?

If you have ever been arrested, charged, or convicted of a crime in New Mexico, there is no escaping a criminal record. Even if you are never convicted, there will be a permanent record of it somewhere. This applies to 70 million adults in the U.S. – about one in three.

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How Long Do You Have to Pay Alimony?

How Long Do You Have to Pay Alimony?

The amount and duration of support can greatly affect the ongoing financial situation of both the paying spouse and the recipient. Consequently, the courts will consider a range of factors before determining the length of the spousal support arrangement.

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What is the Difference Between DUI and DWI?

What is the Difference Between DUI and DWI?

Within the justice system in New Mexico, we refer to most driving under the influence offenses as DWI. From a legal standpoint, there is no difference between this and DUI. However, the two terms are often confused because the offenses are identical and it is generally acceptable to use the terms interchangeably.

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When Does Child Support End?

When Does Child Support End?

The care and support of children from the marriage are one of the most commonly contested areas when relationships break down in New Mexico. Matters such as child support are at the heart of many courtroom battles but are more commonly resolved without litigation, through collaboration, mediation, or arbitration.

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How to Get Your Record Expunged

How to Get Your Record Expunged

If you have been arrested, charged, and/or convicted, this will show on your record. Even if you were arrested and the charges were later dropped or the case was dismissed, there will be a publicly accessible record of this for the rest of your life unless you take steps to get it expunged.

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Is Alimony Tax-Deductible?

Is Alimony Tax-Deductible?

The payment of alimony has always been a bone of contention for separating and divorcing couples. For many payors, the only thing that made it slightly easier to stomach in the past was that it was tax-deductible.

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