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1 Answer | Asked in Social Security and Public Benefits for New Mexico on
Q: Hi my son was born premature and when he was born he had and still has zero 0 vision in his left eye and 40% in his righ

Right eye now he still has zero left and 60% in his right. He is going to be 25 yrs old now on Dec. 30. I have been applying for disability for him since he was 6 yrs old and still being denied stating he is not blind enough to receive disability benefits.

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answered on Dec 21, 2023

In your situation, understanding the criteria for disability benefits is crucial. The Social Security Administration (SSA) in the United States defines blindness as having a visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye with the best possible correction, or a visual field limitation in the... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Public Benefits for New Mexico on
Q: is it posible for me to file a civil complaint on nm work force solutions for violating my equil opertunity rights
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Dec 13, 2021

A New Mexico employment law attorney might be able to advise best here, but your question remains open for four weeks. You could repost and add "Employment Law" as a category. There's no guarantee all posts are picked up. If still no response, you could reach out to NM employment law... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Public Benefits for New Mexico on
Q: Is dating between two seventeen-year-old cousin illegal in the state of New Mexico?
Concetto Kirk Di Giacomo
Concetto Kirk Di Giacomo
answered on Nov 15, 2019

In New Mexico, "dating" and even marriage between cousins is NOT illegal.

For more information on the topic, see N.M.S.A. 1978 § 30-10-3.

FYI: This was posted in the New Mexico...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Public Benefits for New Mexico on
Q: I have been arrested for trafficking with intent to dist. 2nd offense which I have a federal charge and did time for

Possession with intent to dist. They are trying to give 18 mandatory years which I was caught in possession of 25gs 600 cash baggies and a scale isn't these two different charges?

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Sep 22, 2015

You are facing 18 years and ask only if the charges are different? Yes, they are different charges, most likely.

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