N.M. Stat. Ann. ยง30-52-1.2

In New Mexico, survivors of trafficking may petition to seal all offenses, other than homicide crimes, where their involvement in the offense was due to duress, coercion, use of force, threat to or fraud committed against them.

If the court seals a record, the proceedings in the case are treated as if they never occurred and all references to the case are deleted. Survivors can then indicate that no record exists for the sealed cases.


Updated Sept 2021

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