N.M. Stat. § 44-9-8

Current through 2024, ch. 69
Section 44-9-8 - Award of attorney fees and costs to defendant

If the state or political subdivision does not proceed with the action and the qui tam plaintiff conducts the action, the court may award a defendant reasonable attorney fees and costs if the defendant prevails and the court finds the action clearly frivolous, clearly vexatious or brought primarily for the purpose of harassment.

NMS § 44-9-8

Laws 2007, ch. 40, § 8; 2015, ch. 128, § 7.
Amended by 2015, c. 128,s. 7, eff. 6/19/2015.