Overview of an Annulment in New Mexico What is an annulment and why would someone want one? Like a divorce, an annulment is a court procedure that dissolves, or ends, a marriage. An annulment is different from a divorce in that an annulment treats the marriage like it never happened.
Does New Mexico allow alimony? Yes. Alimony, which is also called "spousal support" in New Mexico, may be awarded in a divorce case, but the burden is on the spouse seeking support to show why alimony is needed.
This article explains how the occurrence of domestic violence impacts a court’s determination of which parent should have custody of a child in New Mexico. If you are a victim of domestic violence, there are a number of organizations that can help you get safe and help you secure your legal rights.