Penalties for possession, use and selling of marijuana in the U.S. have changed greatly in the past five years. Twenty-nine states in the U.S. currently allow a qualified person to legally purchase and possess marijuana in controlled amounts for medical… Continue reading
If you believe you have lost a loved one due to a wrongful death, there is no amount of financial reimbursement that can erase your pain and loss. However, understanding wrongful death claims may help you collect the compensation you… Continue reading
If you have suffered from a personal injury, financial compensation cannot erase your pain and suffering, or replace time lost with your family, or help you regain time lost living your usual life. However, understanding personal injury claims could help… Continue reading
If you have been accused of drug trafficking in New Mexico, you have been charged with a serious felony. Drug trafficking means that you are doing more than illegally obtaining and possessing a controlled substance. The charge includes transporting, manufacturing,… Continue reading
In broad terms, tax fraud in New Mexico* consists of:
- Willfully and knowingly making a false tax return, statement or other document.
- Willfully assisting, procuring, advising, or counseling on the preparation or presentation of a false or fraudulent… Continue reading
What are Civil Rights?
Under U.S. and New Mexico law, you have the right to be treated the same as anyone else. This means no one has the right to discriminate against you based on your race, gender, religion, disability… Continue reading
In 2016, the New Mexico Legislature passed a constitutional amendment giving judges new authority to deny release to proven dangerous or high-risk defendants—even if such defendants can pay to buy a bail bond. Judges were also given the authority to… Continue reading
If you, a friend or a loved one has been accused of a “white collar crime,” you might be wondering what that term means and how serious the charges are. First given this name by Sociologist Edwin Sutherland in 1939,… Continue reading
Your rights are protected by the U.S. and New Mexico State Constitutions
Several of the Amendments to the United States (U.S.) Constitution protect us from governmental abuse of power, namely the 4th, 5th, 6th,… Continue reading