§ 30-4-1 Kidnapping
§ 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.