2011 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 30: Criminal Offenses
Article 3: Assault and Battery, 30-3-1 through 30-3-18
Section 30-3-1: Assault.

NM Stat § 30-3-1 (1996 through 1st Sess 50th Legis) What's This?

30-3-1. Assault.

Assault consists of either:

A. an attempt to commit a battery upon the person of another;

B. any unlawful act, threat or menacing conduct which causes another person to reasonably believe that he is in danger of receiving an immediate battery; or

C. the use of insulting language toward another impugning his honor, delicacy or reputation.

Whoever commits assault is guilty of a petty misdemeanor.

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