§ 57-26-1 Short title
§ 57-26-2 Definitions
§ 57-26-3 Exempted transactions; relationship to other laws
§ 57-26-4 General requirements of rental-purchase agreements
§ 57-26-5 Disclosures
§ 57-26-6 Prohibited provisions
§ 57-26-7 Reinstatement
§ 57-26-8 Receipts
§ 57-26-9 Renegotiations and extensions
§ 57-26-10 Advertising
§ 57-26-11 Enforcement; remedies; limitations
§ 57-26-12 Lessor’s defenses

Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes > Chapter 57 > Article 26

  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • 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.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • 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.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC