Legal Question in Family Law in New Mexico

If my wife is under 18, and we are getting a divorce is she required to move back home with mom or is she emancipated?

Asked on 9/09/13, 7:10 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

George Chandler Chandler Law of Los Alamos

32A-21-3. Emancipated minors; description. (1995)

Statute text

An emancipated minor is any person sixteen years of age or older who:

A. has entered into a valid marriage, whether or not the marriage was terminated by dissolution;

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She's free! No mom.

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Answered on 9/09/13, 9:50 pm


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