What Are the Grounds for Divorce in New Mexico?
Divorce in New Mexico will be granted if any of the following occurred during the marriage:
- Incompatibility between the spouses
- Cruel and inhumane treatment
How Do I Start Divorce Proceedings?
You can start divorce proceedings by filing a divorce petition in a court situated in the same county where you or your spouse resides. It is advisable to speak with a divorce attorney prior to filing a divorce petition to confirm that you fulfill the residency requirements and to ensure the district courts in New Mexico have jurisdiction over the case.