Albuquerque, NM asked in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death for New Mexico

Q: What can we do about a Roadside Memorial that's been defaced after only 4mnths of being put up.

I put a roadside memorial for My Beloved Nephew in Feb.of 2016,& 4months(July 2016)later it gets tooken down. I don't know why! But I have lived in Abq.4bout 9-10 yrs. and Iv seen plenty of'Descansos'up 4plenty of yrs.I always admired the love & respect the families give/show.So I don't understand why My Hitos got tooken down....

Albuquerque, NM

1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing

A: Probably it is on private property and they don't want it? You don't have a right to put up a memorial anywhere someone dies. On county or state roads they can allow them but aren't required to.

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