2016 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 66 - Motor Vehicles
Article 8 - Crimes, Penalties and Procedure
Section 66-8-126 - Failure to obey notice to appear.

NM Stat § 66-8-126 (2016) What's This?

66-8-126. Failure to obey notice to appear.

A. It is a misdemeanor for any person to violate his written promise to appear in court, given to an officer upon issuance of a uniform traffic citation, regardless of the disposition of the charge for which the citation was issued.

B. A written promise to appear in court may be complied with by appearance of counsel.

History: 1953 Comp., 64-8-126, enacted by Laws 1978, ch. 35, 534.

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