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New Mexico State Courts: The New Mexico state court system has four courts at its lowest level. These are the New Mexico Magistrate's Courts, Municipal Courts, Probate Courts, and the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court. If you file a small claims case in New Mexico, this will be heard in either Magistrate's Court or the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court. The next highest courts in the system are the New Mexico District Courts, which hear a variety of cases including those related to torts, contracts, real property, mental health, domestic relations, juvenile matters, probate/estates, felony and misdemeanor charges, and other types of general civil cases. The New Mexico court appellate courts include the Court of Appeals and the New Mexico Supreme Court. Information regarding New Mexico's State Courts can be found on the Judicial Branch of New Mexico's website at http://www.nmcourts.gov/. If you're trying to determine if someone has a criminal record in New Mexico, or are looking for New Mexico court records, you can use the Case Lookup online database at http://www2.nmcourts.gov/caselookup/app. This New Mexico public records database also provides information regarding DWI charges in New Mexico.
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23, Apr 2014 - Supreme Court declines case of photographer snubbing gay ceremony (+video)
The Supreme Court refusal lets stand a series of court rulings in New Mexico finding that the photographer violated a state law that bars discrimination based on sexual orientation.
23, Apr 2014 - Supreme Court declines case of photographer snubbing gay ceremony
The Supreme Court refusal lets stand a series of court rulings in New Mexico finding that the photographer violated a state law that bars discrimination based on sexual orientation.
22, Apr 2014 - State Supreme Court toses child porn convictions
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22, Apr 2014 - Court Approves Tax Sale Of New Mexico Property For Less Than 1% Of Its Value
Despite the ferocious reputation of the IRS, if you can't pay your income taxes, it is possible to get quite a bit of slack. It is not hard to apply for a payment plan and before any serious collection activity, you will get notice of your right to a collection [...]
22, Apr 2014 - Supreme Court rejects appeal from New Mexico photographer who wouldn't shoot same-sex ceremony
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal Monday from a studio that refused to photograph a lesbian couple's commitment ceremony, letting stand a New Mexico high court ruling that helped spur a national debate over gay rights and religious freedom.
22, Apr 2014 - Supreme Court denies appeal in gay discrimination case
The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from a New Mexico photography studio that lost a lawsuit after it refused services to a same-sex couple.
22, Apr 2014 - Mckinley, NM Ex-jail captain in New Mexico indicted in sex case
Authorities say a former captain at a New Mexico jail has been indicted for alleged sexual assaults of female inmates.
22, Apr 2014 - High declines appeal over NM gay bias case
The Supreme Court has turned down an appeal from a commercial photography business in New Mexico that objects to taking pictures of same-sex wedding ceremonies.
22, Apr 2014 - NM Watchdog: Who judges when the judges are up for a raise? NM case gets complicated
SANTA FE >> The five justices of the New Mexico Supreme Court may find themselves in a position most American workers can only dream of: Giving themselves a raise.
22, Apr 2014 - U.S. justices decline case of photo company, gay couple
(This April 7 story was corrected to remove reference to "gay marriage" and replace with "gay couple" in the headline) By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to consider whether a New Mexico photography company had free speech grounds to refuse to shoot the commitment ceremony of a same-sex couple. The court's refusal to intervene means an August 2013 ...
22, Apr 2014 - Court denies case on refusal of gay customers
The Supreme Court refused on Monday to be drawn into the spreading controversy over the right of business firms to refuse to serve gay and lesbian customers, turning aside the appeal of a New Mexico photography studio and its owners. The Court made no comment as it denied review of Elane Photography v. Willock, involving […]
22, Apr 2014 - Supreme Court declines free speech, gay marriage case
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to consider whether a New Mexico photography company had free speech grounds to refuse to shoot the commitment ceremony of a same-sex couple. The court's refusal to intervene means an August 2013 New Mexico Supreme Court decision against the company remains intact. Albuquerque-based Elane Photography had said its ...
22, Apr 2014 - Area prosecutors concerned about NM Supreme Court ruling
Clovis, NM - Area prosecutors are concerned after the New Mexico Supreme Court ruled the state's child porn law ambiguous.
22, Apr 2014 - Canadian firm wins bidding for peanut butter plant
A federal judge Wednesday approved a Canadian company's last-minute $26 million cash offer for an eastern New Mexico peanut butter plant that went bankrupt after a salmonella outbreak and nationwide recall. ...
22, Apr 2014 - Mckinley, NM High court to hear legislative candidate case
New Mexico's highest court plans to consider a lawsuit seeking to remove Democratic Rep. Sandra Jeff of Crownpoint from the June primary election ballot.
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