|§ 30-4-2||Criminal use of ransom|
|§ 30-4-3||False imprisonment|
|§ 30-4-4||Custodial interference; penalties|
Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes > Chapter 30 > Article 4
- Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
- Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
- 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.