§ 10-17-1 [County, municipal and educational boards; monthly summary of minutes; contents.]
§ 10-17-2 [Filing summary of minutes; furnishing to legal newspapers.]
§ 10-17-3 Publication of list of expenditures monthly
§ 10-17-4 County and precinct officers; monthly financial statements; audit
§ 10-17-5 [Delivery of lawbooks, records and documents to successors; exception.]
§ 10-17-7 [Shortages in accounts of public officers; compromise prohibited.]
§ 10-17-8 [Shortage compromises declared invalid; recovery of full payment; limitation of action.]
§ 10-17-9 [Defaulting officers; auditor’s transcript of account;
§ 10-17-10 [Prosecution for shortage; proof required; judgment;
§ 10-17-11 [Institution of shortage prosecution; admissible evidence.]
§ 10-17-12 [Willful neglect of duty; penalty.]

Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes > Chapter 10 > Article 17 - Miscellaneous Provisions

  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.