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.
When understanding the grounds for divorce in New Mexico, it is recommended to consult with a qualified attorney who understands the grounds for divorce. For our Albuquerque office please call 505-405-8267 and for our Las Cruces office please call 575-888-8578 or get started with a free case evaluation.