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Few people in state, county have sought expungement...

Posted by Unknown | Feb 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

Gathering the necessary paperwork to petition the court to clear a criminal record takes time and New Mexico courts are bracing for incoming expungement petitions. This new law now in effect is poised to offer many New Mexicans the opportunity to clear their names. To read the full story.

Criminal Record Expungement Act

Posted by April E. Olson | Oct 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Beginning January 1, 2020, New Mexicans will have the opportunity to clear their public record of criminal charges or convictions of certain offenses under the Criminal Record Expungement Act. Convictions and arrest records can create barriers to people's ability to move forward with their lives....