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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 - Marriage in General

  • 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.
  • 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.

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

§ 40-10A-101 Short title
§ 40-10A-102 Definitions
§ 40-10A-103 Proceedings governed by other law
§ 40-10A-104 Application to Indian tribes
§ 40-10A-105 International application of the Uniform Child-Custody
§ 40-10A-106 Effect of child-custody determination
§ 40-10A-107 Priority
§ 40-10A-108 Notice to persons outside state
§ 40-10A-109 Appearance and limited immunity
§ 40-10A-110 Communication between courts
§ 40-10A-111 Taking testimony in another state
§ 40-10A-112 Cooperation between courts; preservation of records

Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes > Chapter 40 > Article 1 - General Provisions

  • 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.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • 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.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • 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.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • 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.