N.M. Stat. § 30-6-2

Current through 2022, ch. 57, and 2022 SP3, ch. 3
Section 30-6-2 - Abandonment of dependent

Abandonment of dependent consists of a person having the ability and means to provide for his spouse or minor child's support and abandoning or failing to provide for the support of such dependent.

Whoever commits abandonment of dependent is guilty of a fourth degree felony.

NMS § 30-6-2

1953 Comp., § 40A-6-2, enacted by Laws 1963, ch. 303, § 6-2; 1969, ch. 182, § 4; 1973, ch. 241, § 1; 1995, ch. 123, § 1.