2020 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 30 - Criminal Offenses
Article 3 - Assault and Battery
Section 30-3-12 - Assault against a household member.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 30-3-12 (2020)

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.

History: Laws 1995, ch. 221, § 3.


Effective dates. — Laws 1995, ch. 221, § 8 made the Crimes Against Household Members Act effective on July 1, 1995.

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