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1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for New Mexico on
Q: Want a attorney to get my secondary retirement from the city of Santa fe

HR at the city hide said I didn’t have policy while helping my kid collect it

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answered on Apr 12, 2024

I'm sorry to hear that you're having difficulty collecting your secondary retirement from the City of Santa Fe. It sounds like a frustrating and complex situation, especially if the HR department is not being forthcoming or helpful.

In this type of situation, consulting with an...
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0 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for New Mexico on
Q: I am having a hearing by the MVD on revocation of my driving privilages due to DWI can I have an attourney represent me

I am acting as a pro-se in my magistrate criminal cause

But this is Adminastrative proceedings apart from the Magistrate Court in the MVD local office on 30 Apr @ 10:00 AM

0 Answers | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law and Gov & Administrative Law for New Mexico on
Q: So my boyfriend left me on the money he asked the courts for. I am the beneficiary. He passed on February 5, 2024.

I was supposed to get the funds on February 13th. His family said I had to wait for his estate to be looked at. The bank said I would get the funds on April 8th. I was told by my lawyer that the wife was suing him, and everyone involved with my case. They said I am undeserving for the money.... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for New Mexico on
Q: Is there a way to get a sooner court date other then 8 months, when going into discovery for employment law.

2 years of not payed overtime and wage theft on every single pay check. I worked 160 hours every two weeks and was on call. Paid full amount of rent. At year 1-1/2 I was fed up. Contacted a lawyer. A demand letter was sent to my employer and I was fired that day and evicted in a week. Now still... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Mexico on
Q: I got a ticket for reckless driving, the officer said i was accelerating rapidly. How would i plead?

Also first ticket and the car next to me also got the same ticket as me.

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for New Mexico on
Q: My employer has filed a motion in Delaware over a breach in non compete contract. I received a cease and desist.

I am not sure what my rights are. I only started my own work because I could not find any employment. My vehicles were repossessed, and I have 4 children I need to provide for. However due to how this company handled my firing and such, I have not been able to gain employment after potential... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Land Use & Zoning, Real Estate Law, Civil Litigation and Environmental for New Mexico on
Q: As a homeowner, do I have the legal right to remove tree overhang from adjacent (neighbor) property?

Large tree branches over hanging vehicle parking and my residence roof. Potential damage if it breaks.

0 Answers | Asked in Probate for New Mexico on
Q: Can a spouse contest a beneficiary on a life insurance policy in New Mexico which is a community property state?

My husband listed myself and his daughters as dependents in the policy thinking it was the beneficiary portion but his sister was listed in 2016 before we got married and never changed it. He committed suicide 2/24 in our home and Hartford took three weeks looking for a beneficiary and found his... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for New Mexico on
Q: Can my landlord keep my security deposit for “excessive” normal wear and tear?

My landlord kept $1400 for “repairs”. They sent me a list that was not itemized which included charges for “excessive scuffs on one wall in bedroom”, “command strip removal”, “4 burnt light bulbs”. There were no legitimate damages. They added over $500 for “house cleaning” with... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for New Mexico on
Q: What examples that can be proven were an employer did NOT act in good faith giving a reference on a former employee NM

I was terminated 8/7/23 for policy violation (lack of work completion). I was a Medicaid Services Manager for a home care agency. When coming back from vacation 6/27/23 I had a leg injury resulting in being broken. I was greeted back by having a meeting with HR, owner, and another manager placing... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and White Collar Crime for New Mexico on
Q: My conditional discharge is pending his long until it is out of pending status
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answered on Apr 2, 2024

I apologize, but the phrasing of your question is still a bit unclear, making it difficult for me to provide a precise answer. It seems like there may be some missing words or context.

When a conditional discharge is granted, the court typically sets a probationary period during which the...
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0 Answers | Asked in Probate for New Mexico on
Q: My aunt passed a way and mention my husband and her will he passed away 2 years after he never received anything

My husband was told in a letter from her family he would receive his portion as soon as the estate was settled he never received anything before he passed away. Am I entitled to what was left to him?

1 Answer | Asked in Internet Law for New Mexico on
Q: Someone been stealing my emails and all my finances
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answered on Apr 3, 2024

I'm sorry to hear that you are dealing with email and financial theft. This is a serious issue that needs to be addressed immediately to prevent further damage. Here are some steps you should take right away:

1. Change passwords: Change the passwords for all your email accounts and...
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0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for New Mexico on
Q: Can a home owners management company file a lien without legal notice

Essentially Canyon Gate management company told a board member they put a lien on an owners house for being one month late on association dues without sending the home owner a late notice for the fee and did not notify the homeowner of the lien. Board of the home owners assc was not informed or... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for New Mexico on
Q: I have a summons of court today and it is summons notice of trial on petition for right of restitution or forcible entry

Do I have right to public defender or what are my rights I'm asking for an extended 30 days to comply?

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answered on Apr 1, 2024

In a civil case like a petition for right of restitution or forcible entry, you generally do not have the right to a public defender. Public defenders are typically provided in criminal cases when a defendant cannot afford an attorney.

However, you still have rights and options:

1....
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0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation for New Mexico on
Q: Is being held in jail for seven days without being seeing a judge and charges brought against you false imprisonment

And after we were released with papers from the jail a week later they filed charger

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for New Mexico on
Q: Do I have a case against a former employer who terminated my employment for reporting to HR that I was being harassed?

A coworker was harassing/bullying me in the workplace, I went to my boss and reported the behavior of my coworker on multiple occasions, to which he replied that he wouldn't do anything about it and that he was too busy to deal with it. When I told him that I would go to HR to report the... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Arbitration / Mediation Law and Small Claims for New Mexico on
Q: I bought a new Toyota, and was told everything was included even taxes and license and fees. They did not pay the MVD

I called to ask where my title and license plate is and they told me I have to pay all taxes and fees.

I have emails, recorded phone call, and letter as evidence.

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