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New Mexico Statutes > Chapter 40 > Article 1 – General Provisions

§ 40-10A-101 Short title

Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes > Chapter 40 > Article 1

  • 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.

New Mexico Statutes > Chapter 40 > Article 1 – General Provisions and Definitions

§ 40-11A-101 Short title

New Mexico Statutes > Chapter 40 > Article 1 – Marriage in General

§ 40-1-1 [Marriage is civil contract requiring consent of parties.]
§ 40-1-2 Marriages solemnized; ordained clergy or civil magistrates may solemnize
§ 40-1-3 Ceremony by religious society
§ 40-1-4 [Lawful marriages without the state recognized.]
§ 40-1-6 Restrictions on marriage of minors
§ 40-1-7 Incestuous marriages
§ 40-1-9 Prohibited marriages
§ 40-1-10 License required; county clerk
§ 40-1-11 Fees; disposition
§ 40-1-14 Production of license and proof of legal qualifications
§ 40-1-15 Certification of marriage; recording and indexing
§ 40-1-16 Application of law
§ 40-1-17 Uniform use form
§ 40-1-18 Form of application, license and certificate
§ 40-1-19 Offenses; penalties
§ 40-1-20 [Marriages without license in 1905 validated.]

Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes > Chapter 40 > Article 1

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • 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.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • 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.