2011 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 30: Criminal Offenses
Article 6: Crimes Against Children and Dependents, 30-6-1 through 30-6-4
Section 30-6-2: Abandonment of dependent.
30-6-2. Abandonment of dependent.
Abandonment of dependent consists of a person having the ability and means to provide for his spouse or minor child's support and abandoning or failing to provide for the support of such dependent.
Whoever commits abandonment of dependent is guilty of a fourth degree felony.
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