Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes > Chapter 41 > Article 2 - Wrongful Death; Actions for Damages
- 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.
- Decedent: A deceased person.
- Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
- Personal property: All property that is not real property.
- Probate: Proving a will