Under New Mexico state law, an individual must submit an application and acceptance form to the court along with an original death certificate and letters of administration to open a probate case, according to the Bernal... More » Government & Politics Law

Unusual laws in New Mexico focus on spitting on the opera house steps and driving or hunting in Mountain View Cemetery in the town of Deming, as published by Carrying a lunch box down Main Street in Las Cr... More » Government & Politics Law

The term "home alone laws" generally refers to the legal age at which a child may be left at home without parental supervision. These laws vary by individual states, and many states do not establish a minimum age for lea... More » Government & Politics Law
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