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Q: What laws are violated if a private club give alcohol away by 'donations' instead of getting a liquor license.

There is a private organization, that others similar have a 'club' liquor license. However, this individual location refuses to obtain a liquor license, instead they purchase alcohol from the regular stores. Instead of charging its members, they give the alcohol away after a... Read more »

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Q: In regards to NM Liquor laws - what actual law, specifically, is violated by an establishment giving away by donations?

There is an establishment that should have a club license, but they refuse to get one. What they are doing is allowing people to give a donation for a beer. They also allow people to bring in their own beer and be served that way as well. I would like to know, since the NM Alcohol board... Read more »

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Q: what if a location that should have a club license, dont. Instead buys alcohol from a store then (sells) via donations?

So, there is a facility that should have a club license. They did not purchase a license, nor the workers obtain servers licenses. Instead they buy beer and such from where ever, lets say walmart (only for example, not factual), and then have it on hand for its members to give the facility a... Read more »

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Q: Can you appeal a civil judgement passed by administrative judge, Can an administrative judge issue a contempt of court?


Joel F. Murray
Joel F. Murray
answered on Feb 13, 2022

Generally, there is a process where you can appeal a final administrative decision to court. The process for doing so varies by jurisdiction.

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Personal Injury for New Mexico on
Q: I need help filing a State Tort Claims Act

orking at the New Mexico State Veterans Home in Truth or Consequences and was attacked by a resident. I suffered a concussion and later found out I have psuedo seizures with PTSD. The incident occurred on August 23, 2018. I live in Meridian, MS and a attorney here has advised me to get an attorney... Read more »

Concetto Kirk Di Giacomo
Concetto Kirk Di Giacomo
answered on Jan 7, 2020

I’m terribly sorry to hear of your injury.

If you are interested in suing under the NM Tort Claims Act, you need to “get moving” on this claim immediately. Unfortunately, the mandatory time period within which you must file a claim may have already passed; under N.M.S.A. 41-4-16 you...
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Q: help with mutual domestic company billing practices and cut offs.

las cruces new mexico mutual domestic water (moongate water company

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Nov 21, 2019

Your post remains open for four weeks. At this point, you could look into whether the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission might be able to offer guidance. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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Q: Can relatives serve together on a state board?
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Feb 9, 2017

You'd have to look at the particular board's enacting statute and regulations. Some have a non-nepotism rule that might apply.

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