|§ Proceedings Jurisdiction PART 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS 45-5A-101||Short title|
Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes > Chapter 45 > Article 5A
- 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.