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Is a juvenile aressted under NMSA?

Albuquerque, NM |

So in New Mexico a juvenile is adjudicated not convicted (NMSA 32a-2-18a)....so in reference to interrogatories im not trying to bring up my juvenile record. So i was asked for crimianl charges criminal convections and "arrests" any way of getting around this?

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  1. In Texas juveniles are detained not arrested. I would advise my clients to answer honestly. No arrest.

    THIS ANSWER DOES NOT CONSTITUTE LEGAL ADVICE AND DOES NOT ESTABLISH AN ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP.

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