What are the Grounds for Divorce in New Mexico?
In New Mexico, a divorce may be granted for one of four grounds: (1) incompatibility; (3) cruel or inhuman treatment; (3) adultery; or (4) abandonment. (New Mexico Statutes Annotated 40-4-1)
The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.
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