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2 Answers | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law and Divorce for New Mexico on
Q: I had to be co-hirer for arbitration company. After completion I discovered a 3rd party was involved . Is that legal?

The arbitration person never informed me that the opposing side had a third person involved! Should the arbitration be declared illegal??

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jan 21, 2024

I agree with my colleague. It could depend on the rules of the forum and role of the third party. In American Arbitration Association arbitrations, I've had hearings involving third parties (insurance matters, not your specific setting). You could check with the forum's rules. You... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law, Business Law and Tax Law for New Mexico on
Q: What do you file for business taxes and who will review your papers if you suspect preparer fraud

Third party name on taxes and my step father Also worked at the same company preparer works for and preparer worked for x husband's company meanwhile I am a W2 workers but somehow they changed my income 73,000

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Dec 25, 2023

If you suspect preparer fraud in your business tax filings, it's important to address this issue promptly and thoroughly. First, review your tax returns carefully to understand the discrepancies, especially if your income was inaccurately reported.

For addressing preparer fraud, you...
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1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law, Agricultural Law, Arbitration / Mediation Law and Business Law for New Mexico on
Q: In the case of Agricultural Deductions 7-9-58 for auctioneers will this just cover the buying and selling of livestock?

A truck driver is exempt for hauling feed for live stock under this code. Will the the truck driver be exempt when hauling to and from the auction?

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answered on Dec 1, 2023

The specific Agricultural Deductions code you're referring to seems to be designed to provide tax benefits for activities directly related to agriculture, such as the buying and selling of livestock. In the context of auctioneers, this would typically cover transactions involving livestock.... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Appeals / Appellate Law and Arbitration / Mediation Law for New Mexico on
Q: In new mexico, after fee arbitration fails, which court handles the appeals, district or magistrate?

Had arbitration through NM Bar for attorney/client dispute over fees. Was never given a fee agreement and paid cash to the attorney, Went to arbitration under a voluntary attorney assigned by the bar. Arbitrator ruled against me , I objected to the matter, I am being ignored and have received no... View More

Charles William Michaels
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answered on May 5, 2020

It depends on if the arbitration agreement or arbitration procedure provides for any appeal, most do not. If any appeal is to be filed, I would say New Mexico trial court, but I have no experience with NM arbitration rules.

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