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New Mexico Divorce Law

HomeDivorce New MexicoNew Mexico Divorce Law

In the state of New Mexico there are 4 permitted grounds for divorce.

Four grounds

These four grounds are desertion, extramarital sex, barbaric treatment and incongruity.


Also, either both or any one spouse should reside in New Mexico for at least a year prior filing the divorce case.

Maximum petitions are documented on the basis of incompatibility. Incongruity persists due to discord of the personalities.

  • An action for divorce can be documented in case there has been an enduring physical disassociation of the spouses.
  • All of the matters that set-on in the process of divorce are child custody, juvenile support, partner’s support, and property assignment, etc.
  • A solicitor should advise as to when a judicial separation is perfect.

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