2021 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 30 - Criminal Offenses
Article 3 - Assault and Battery
Section 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.
History: Laws 1995, ch. 221, § 3.ANNOTATIONS
Effective dates. — Laws 1995, ch. 221, § 8 made the Crimes Against Household Members Act effective on July 1, 1995.