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Shooting an intruder in New Mexico.

Is It Legal to Shoot an Intruder in New Mexico?

Posted on by JACK MKHITARIAN

Imagine you are asleep late at night when you hear the sound of breaking glass. Realizing that someone has broken into your home, you grab your gun and step into the hallway. At this moment you may wonder, Is it… Read More

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Things to Do When the Police Show Up with a Search Warrant

Posted on by JACK MKHITARIAN

The thought of police showing up with a search warrant to search your home, business, or personal effects, is terrifying. However, it can happen to anyone at any time, even if you didn’t do anything wrong. It is important that… Read More

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How Essential an Expert Witness Is for Your Case?

Posted on by JACK MKHITARIAN

The issues presented in a criminal case can sometimes be quite complex. When your case gets complex, you may need to secure an expert. An expert can help the judge or jury interpret and understand the importance of certain evidence… Read More

New Mexico game and fish violations

Here’s What You Need to Know About Game and Fish Violations in New Mexico

Posted on by JACK MKHITARIAN

New Mexico is known for its vast, open spaces and diversity of wildlife, making it a great place for hunters. However, state law imposes strict laws and regulations when it comes to hunting and fishing. Those who run afoul of… Read More

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Social Media: How It Can Be Used Against You in Court

Posted on by New Mexico Criminal Law Offices

You can easily imagine the horror: You’re on trial for a serious crime when the prosecution presents evidence of social media posts that you never made. The messages appear to have been posted from your account, but you know that… Read More

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What Are the Legal Elements of Larceny?

Posted on by JACK MKHITARIAN

Every New Mexico criminal offense has two or more elements. An element is a fact or circumstance that the prosecution must prove before a judge or jury can legally convict the defendant of a crime. More specifically, the prosecution’s burden… Read More

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How Newly Discovered Evidence Can Change the Outcome of a Closed Case

Posted on by JACK MKHITARIAN

The thought of being arrested and charged with a crime that you did not commit is a nightmare shared by many. Most people have faith in the criminal justice process and trust that if someone is wrongfully arrested, the judge… Read More

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White-Collar vs. Corporate Crime

Posted on by JACK MKHITARIAN

When most people think of crimes, they picture drug dealing, violent crimes, sex offenses, or gun crimes. To be sure, this “street crime” constitutes most of the criminal charges brought in state and federal courts. However, the number of white-collar… Read More

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What Is a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO)?

Posted on by JACK MKHITARIAN

A temporary restraining order is a court order prohibiting someone from contacting or approaching another person. As the name implies, these orders are temporary – only lasting up to ten days – at which point the court will hold a… Read More

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The Difference between an Appeal and a Post-Conviction Motion

Posted on by JACK MKHITARIAN

Few areas of criminal law are as complex as the appellate and post-conviction process. While an appeal and a post-conviction petition are both ways in which a defendant can obtain relief after a conviction, the two processes are very different…. Read More

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