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New Mexico Bans The Box

In Business Tips, Employment Law, Expungement of a Criminal Record by Vanesa LewingerLeave a Comment

Along with many other states, New Mexico prohibits questions about felony convictions on job applications. Is your business complying with this new law? “Ban the box” refers to the box on an employment application that is checked if the applicant has ever been convicted of a felony.  In recent years, the movement to “Ban the box” has gained momentum as …

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Why DWI Convictions Are Not Eligible For Expungement in New Mexico

In Expungement of a Criminal Record, White Collar Criminal Defense by Larry DonahueLeave a Comment

The intent within the new expungement law in New Mexico is to “serve justice”.  Justice is not served by erasing the criminal record of serious criminals or those who may be likely to re-offend.  Alternatively, it also doesn’t serve justice that those who have made a mistake, taken responsibility for it and have avoided trouble since, continue to suffer a …

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New Expungement Law Now in Effect in New Mexico

In Expungement of a Criminal Record by Sean FriendLeave a Comment

Recently a new Expungement law has gone into effect in New Mexico. Potentially thousands of people could qualify for having their record erased or expunged. KOB 4 in Albuquerque reached out to us regarding Expungement in New Mexico and our top Expungement Attorney, David Richter sat down with them to discuss what has changed. What is Expungement? Expungement in the …