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Whatever the nature of your case, we understand that knowledge is key. Lisa Torraco will leave no stone unturned when it comes to researching and planning your case. Below are a few valuable New Mexico law resources and an overview of New Mexico gun laws.

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Where Am I Legally Allowed To Carry A Weapon?

Gun carry Infographic

New Mexico Petty Misdemeanor Gun Laws

Discharging a firearm into any building or vehicle or so as to knowingly endanger a person or his property; OR
Carrying a firearm while under the influence of an intoxicant or narcotic; OR
Endangering the safety of another by handling or using a firearm or other deadly weapon in a negligent manner; OR
Discharging a firearm within 150 yards of a dwelling or building, not including abandoned or vacated buildings on public lands during hunting seasons, without the permission of the owner or lessees thereof.

New Mexico Fourth-Degree Felony Gun Laws

DUELING: Conveying by written or verbal message a challenge to another to fight a duel with any deadly weapon, whether or not such duel ensues; OR

Accepting a challenge from another to fight a duel with any deadly weapon, whether or not such duel ensues; OR
Engaging in or fighting a duel with any deadly weapon.

AGGRAVATED ASSAULT: Unlawfully assaulting or striking at another with a deadly weapon; OR
Willfully and intentionally assaulting another with intent to commit any felony.

SHOOTING AT A DWELLING OR OCCUPIED BUILDING: Willfully discharging a firearm at a dwelling or occupied building that does not result in great bodily harm to another.

SHOOTING AT OR FROM A MOTOR VEHICLE: Willfully discharging a firearm at or from a motor vehicle with reckless disregard for another that does not result in great bodily harm.

INVOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER: Unlawfully killing another without malice in the commission of an unlawful act that is not a felony; OR in the commission of a lawful act that might produce death in an unlawful manner or without due caution and circumspection.

New Mexico Third-Degree Felony Gun Laws

AGGRAVATED BATTERY: Unlawfully touching or applying force to another with intent to injure that person or another AND doing so in a manner whereby great bodily harm or death can be inflicted, inflicting great bodily harm or doing so with a deadly weapon.

SHOOTING AT A DWELLING OR OCCUPIED BUILDING THAT RESULTS IN INJURY: Willfully discharging a firearm at a dwelling or occupied building that results in injury to another.

SHOOTING AT OR FROM MOTOR VEHICLE: Willfully discharging a firearm at or from a motor vehicle with reckless disregard for the person of another that results in injury to another.

VOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER: Unlawfully killing another without malice committed upon a sudden quarrel or in the heat of passion.

New Mexico Second-Degree Felony Gun Laws

SHOOTING AT DWELLING OR OCCUPIED BUILDING THAT RESULTS IN INJURY: Willfully discharging a firearm at a dwelling or occupied building that results in great bodily harm to another.

SHOOTING AT OR FROM MOTOR VEHICLE: Willfully discharging a firearm at or from a motor vehicle with reckless disregard for the person of another that results in great bodily harm.

New Mexico Capitol Felony Gun Laws

MURDER: Killing another without lawful justification or excuse, by any kind of willful, deliberate and premeditated killing; or in the commission of or attempt to commit any felony: or by any act greatly dangerous to the lives of others, indicating a depraved mind regardless of human life.