§ 30-16-1 Larceny
§ 30-16-2 Robbery
§ 30-16-3 Burglary
§ 30-16-4 Aggravated burglary
§ 30-16-5 Possession of burglary tools
§ 30-16-6 Fraud
§ 30-16-7 Unlawful dealing in federal food coupons or WIC checks
§ 30-16-8 Embezzlement
§ 30-16-9 Extortion
§ 30-16-10 Forgery
§ 30-16-11 Receiving stolen property; penalties
§ 30-16-12 Falsely representing oneself as incapacitated
§ 30-16-13 Cheating machine or device
§ 30-16-14 Failing to label secondhand watches
§ 30-16-15 Coercing the purchase of insurance from particular broker
§ 30-16-16 Falsely obtaining services or accommodations; probable cause; immunity; penalty
§ 30-16-17 Unlawful removal of effects
§ 30-16-18 Improper sale, disposal, removal or concealing of encumbered property
§ 30-16-19 [Shoplifting;] definitions
§ 30-16-20 Shoplifting
§ 30-16-21 Civil liability of adult shoplifter; penalty
§ 30-16-22 Presumptions created
§ 30-16-23 Reasonable detention
§ 30-16-24.1 Theft of identity; obtaining identity by electronic fraud
§ 30-16-25 Credit cards; definitions
§ 30-16-26 Theft of a credit card by taking or retaining possession of card taken
§ 30-16-27 Possession of a credit card stolen, lost, mislaid or delivered by mistake
§ 30-16-28 Fraudulent transfer or receipt of a credit card
§ 30-16-29 Fraudulent taking, receiving or transferring credit cards
§ 30-16-30 Dealing in credit cards of another
§ 30-16-31 Forgery of a credit card
§ 30-16-32 Fraudulent signing of credit cards or sales slips or agreements
§ 30-16-33 Fraudulent use of a credit card
§ 30-16-34 Fraudulent acts by merchants or their employees
§ 30-16-35 Possession of incomplete credit cards or machinery, plates or other contrivance
§ 30-16-36 Receipt of property obtained in violation of act
§ 30-16-37 Obtaining fraudulently acquired transportation ticket at a discount
§ 30-16-38 Applicability of other laws
§ 30-16-39 Fraudulent acts to obtain or retain possession of rented or leased vehicle or other personal property; penalty
§ 30-16-40 Fraudulent refusal to return a leased vehicle or other personal property; penalty; presumption
§ 30-16-46 Legislative finding
§ 30-16-47 Documentation required
§ 30-16-48 Penalty; further investigation

Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes > Chapter 30 > Article 16

  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Codicil: An addition, change, or supplement to a will executed with the same formalities required for the will itself.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • 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.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.