2006 New Mexico Statutes - Section 30-1-15 — Alleged victims of domestic abuse, stalking or sexual assault; forbearance of costs.

30-1-15. Alleged victims of domestic abuse, stalking or sexual assault; forbearance of costs.

A.     An alleged victim of an offense specified in Subsection B of this section is not required to bear the cost of:   

(1)     filing a criminal charge against an alleged perpetrator of the offense;   

(2)     the issuance or service of a warrant;   

(3)     the issuance or service of a witness subpoena; or   

(4)     the issuance or service of a protection order.   

B.     The provisions of Subsection A of this section apply to alleged victims of domestic abuse as defined in Section 40-13-2 NMSA 1978 and:   

(1)     sexual offenses described in Sections 30-9-11 through 30-9-14 and 30-9-14.3 NMSA 1978;   

(2)     crimes against household members described in Sections 30-3-12 through 30-3-16 NMSA 1978;   

(3)     harassment, stalking and aggravated stalking described in Sections 30-3A-2 through 30-3A-3.1 NMSA 1978; and   

(4)     the violation of an order of protection described in Subsection E of Section 40-13-6 NMSA 1978.   

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