2006 New Mexico Statutes - Section 30-3-12 — Assault against a household member.

30-3-12. Assault against a household member.

A.     Assault against a household member consists of:   

(1)     an attempt to commit a battery against a household member; or   

(2)     any unlawful act, threat or menacing conduct that causes a household member to reasonably believe that he is in danger of receiving an immediate battery.   

B.     Whoever commits assault against a household member is guilty of a petty misdemeanor.   

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