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How do I get my civil rights restored in new mexico

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how do I get my civil rights restored in new mexico
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Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Zoey_ JD replied 11 months ago.

Hello,

What happened with your case? That is, were you convicted, or did you get a suspended or deferred sentence?

Expert:  Zoey_ JD replied 11 months ago.

Once you complete your sentence and get a certificate verifying the completion of your sentence, your right to vote would be restored. For the rest of your rights, you would need to petition the governor of the state for a pardon. The governor, at his discretion, can choose to restore some or all of your remaining rights. You can see the law as to this here.

You can find information about the pardon here and get the application form here.

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