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New Mexico Court of Appeals – Unreported Memorandum Opinions – 2013
This page contains memorandum opinions of the New Mexico Court of Appeals that were not selected for publication in the New Mexico Reports. Please see Rule 12-405 NMRA for restrictions on the citation of unpublished decisions. Please also note that these electronic decisions may contain computer-generated errors or other deviations from the official paper version filed by the Supreme Court and will not include the filing date. The filing date for each decision can be found in the table below.

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Filing DateShort TitleDocket No.
01/03/2013State v. Benavidez32,224
01/03/2013Gutierrez v. J. W. Drilling32,352
01/03/2013State v. Blair32,332
01/07/2013Van Auken v. Catron31,961
01/08/2013Standage Farms v. Lusk Onion32,362
01/09/2013State v. Bailee F.32,406
01/11/2013Fraternal Order of Police v. Alvarado30,900
01/11/2013Cedrins v. Shrestha32,146
01/11/2013State v. Ferrell31,726
01/14/2013E. Navajo Dine v. Environ. Dep't32,447
01/17/2013State v. Hess31,536
01/17/2013State v. Campbell32,462
01/18/2013State v. Miller32,034
01/22/2013State v. Sekiya32,465
01/22/2013State v. Trujillo30,918
01/22/2013State v. Wilson28,504
01/24/2013State v. Rodriguez31,079
01/28/2013State v. Molina32,010
01/28/2013Torres v. Torres32,308
01/28/2013Armijo v. Kohl's32,396
01/29/2013Enyeart v. Enyeart32,399
01/30/2013Gomez v. Wal-Mart Stores32,418
01/31/2013Mandeville v. Presbyterian Healthcare Svcs.32,441; 32,401
01/31/2013State v. Martinez32,271
02/01/2013State v. Castor31,819
02/04/2013Gomez v. Wal-Mart32,543
02/06/2013Johnson v. Presbyterian Hospital32,394
02/06/2013State v. Silva32,402
02/06/2013Englett v. Bee Hive Assisted Living32,195; 32,262
02/06/2013Bransford-Wakefield v. Wakefield32,400
02/06/2013Discover Bank v. McGee32,257
02/06/2013State v. Briseno31,393
02/07/2013Silva v. Smithkline31,276
02/07/2013Stone v. Smith32,583
02/08/2013Pargin Realty ERA v. Schmidt31,689
02/08/2013State v. Morris31,815
02/08/2013State v. Ingram30,961
02/08/2013Urias v. Blue Divot, Inc.32,463
02/08/2013City of Belen v. Schueller32,483
02/08/2013State v. Vasquez32,528
02/11/2013State v. Torres31,567
02/11/2013State v. Williams31,512
02/11/2013State v. Stapleton32,360
02/12/2013Tan v. Barbeau32,392
02/12/2013Wishneski v. Sanders32,371
02/12/2013Bank of Oklahoma N.A. v. Martinez32,481
02/13/2013Fuller v. DeLosier32,428
02/14/2013Deutsche Bank v. Wilmot32,316
02/14/2013Deutsche Bank v. Van Rooyen32,341
02/14/2013Hackett v. Wade32,386
02/14/2013State v. Deleon30,813
02/14/2013Mendez v. Wells Fargo32,388
02/18/2013State v. Robinson32,344
02/18/2013State v. Littleton32,230
02/18/2013Block v. Holiday Park31,845
02/18/2013Niec v. Clark32,560
02/20/2013Martinez v. Jones32,249
02/20/2013Trujillo v. The GEO Group32,487
02/20/2013Clark v. Affinity Road & Travel32,507
02/22/2013State v. Martinez32,424
02/26/2013Turley v. Valdez31,404
02/26/2013State v. Lucero31,932
02/26/2013State v. Baca31,340
02/27/2013State v. Knotts32,305
02/27/2013Purifoy v. Stone32,319
03/01/2013State v. Johnson30,793
03/01/2013State v. Atwater31,218
03/01/2013State v. Garrison31,543
03/01/2013Bowen v. Pyle32,358
03/04/2013State v. Zumwalt32,006
03/06/2013State v. Sekiya32,465
03/06/2013Polen v. Dotco32,538
03/06/2013Derringer v. Derringer32,587
03/07/2013State v. Hepple30,115
03/11/2013Alroy v. Board of Regents of UNM31,459
03/11/2013State v. Towler32,484
03/11/2013Chica Energy v. COG Operating32,608
03/11/2013State v. Olivas30,486
03/12/2013Saavedra v. Saavedra30,465
03/12/2013State v. Rambes31,515
03/12/2013Bank of Albuquerque v. Ambassador Development , LLC30,810
03/13/2013Butler Enters. v. Hi-Country Chevrolet32,627
03/13/2013Tambourine v. Terminix Int'l Co.32,520
03/14/2013Corliss v. Bond32,368
03/18/2013State v. Ketchum31,286
03/21/2013La Mesa Racetrack v. State of NM Racing Comm'n31,884
03/21/2013Barraza v. Albuquerque Heights Healthcare32,480
03/25/2013State v. Brown31,420
03/25/2013State v. Martinez32,496
03/25/2013Benavides v. Eastern NM Med Center32,450
03/25/2013Redman v. McClain Co.32,439
03/25/2013State v. Cortina30,317
03/26/2013State v. Samples32,364
03/26/2013State v. Valenzuela32,354
03/26/2013State v. Hinojos32,234
03/26/2013Ramirez v. Nieto32,646
03/26/2013State v. Swart31,486
03/27/2013State v. Nelson31,664
03/27/2013State v. Ybanez31,216
03/28/2013State v. Reed32,491
03/28/2013State v. Roybal32,576
03/28/2013State v. Smith32,645
03/28/2013State v. Carillo31,251
04/01/2013Severns v. N.M. Taxation & Revenue31,817
04/01/2013Becerra v. Allstate32,456
04/01/2013State v. Barquist32,437
04/01/2013Lopez v. Sandia Preparatory School32,449
04/01/2013Becerra v. Salazar32,393
04/01/2013State v. Tovar32,156; 32,518
04/02/2013State v. Roman32,599
04/03/2013State v. Lozano32,345
04/03/2013Austin Land Development v. Navajo Tribal Utility Authority32,601
04/04/2013State v. Vargas30,425
04/04/2013Green Tree Servicing, LLC v. Popovich32,527
04/04/2013Jones v. Holiday Inn Express32,473
04/04/2013SW Energy Efficiency Project v. N.M. Constr. Comm'n31,383; 31,384; 31,385; 31,386
04/08/2013Madrid v. Brinker Restaurant Corp.31,244
04/08/2013West v. Mazzola32,467
04/08/2013Dean v. Hompesch31,691
04/09/2013State v. Stallings32,228
04/09/2013State v. Begaye32,136
04/09/2013Martinez v. Vigil-Martinez31,790
04/10/2013Eaton v. Jacobs32,478; 32,537
04/11/2013Castillo v. McCarthy Bldg. Companies30,939
04/15/2013Claude v. THI of New Mexico32,602
04/16/2013State v. Silva32,565
04/16/2013Randall v. Pittman31,492
04/16/2013Ortiz v. Tozzoli32,397
04/17/2013State v. Bruton32,452
04/17/2013Ginko v. Albuquerque Health Partners32,561
04/18/2013State v. Gunderson32,458
04/18/2013State v. Soto-Tavison32,002
04/18/2013State v. Green31,885
04/22/2013State v. Gleason32,515
04/22/2013State v. McCulloch32,503
04/22/2013Griego v St. John Healthcare31,777
04/22/2013Padilla v. City of Albuquerque32,258
04/22/2013State v. Dean31,504
04/22/2013State v. Zamora32,459
04/24/2013State v. Armijo32,415
04/24/2013Redman v. The McClain Co.31,849
04/24/2013State v. Chavez29,810
04/24/2013State v. Meeks31,587
04/25/2013State v. Rivera30,836
04/29/2013Leonard v. Leonard30,566
04/29/2013State v. Ramirez32,517
04/30/2013Elless v. Artesia General Hospital31,537
04/30/2013Byrne v. Byrne32,588
05/01/2013Conejo v. City of Albuquerque29,787
05/01/2013Cordova v. Estate of DeLeon31,289
05/02/2013Ponderosa Pines Golf Course v. Ponderosa Pines31,489
05/02/2013State v. Sarah Burton-Hepple30,947
05/02/2013Quintana v. Saab Cars North America, Inc.31,530
05/06/2013Young v. MacDonald32,378
05/06/2013Dooley v. Quiet Title Co., LLC31,073; 31,072
05/06/2013State v. Medelin32,652
05/07/2013Rivera v. City of Las Cruces32,547
05/07/2013State v. Trujillo32,558
05/07/2013City of Espanola v. Arrietta32,621
05/07/2013Litteral v. GEO Group32,718
05/09/2013State v. Ortiz32,486
05/13/2013State v. Jaure31,219
05/13/2013State v. Muniz32,584
05/13/2013State v. Osborne32,624
05/14/2013Rice v. Wright32,582
05/14/2013State v. Venegas32,603
05/15/2013BAC Home Loans Servicing LP v. Wilson32,710
05/15/2013State v. Hervol32,018
05/16/2013State v. Crumbo32,699
05/16/2013Bank of America v. Lipper32,469
05/16/2013Chanaud v. Keith32,690
05/20/2013Laughlin v. Convenient Management Services, Inc.32,074
05/29/2013Hartnett v. Papa John's Pizza31,455; 31,535
05/29/2013State v. Ruiz30,479
05/29/2013Leyba v. Thunderbird Supply Co.32,636
05/29/2013Lopez v. Lopez31,217
05/30/2013Feinberg v.Feinberg31,839
06/03/2013State v. Schuessler30,893
06/04/2013Romero v. Progressive NW Ins. Co.31,549
06/04/2013Arbelaez v. Singleton32,526
06/04/2013State v. Padilla31,888
06/06/2013State v. Marquez32,227
06/06/2013Discover Bank v. Gutierrez32,610
06/06/2013State v. Benjamin32,138
06/11/2013State v. Herrera32,140
06/12/2013Scott v. Dona Ana County31,751
06/13/2013Owens v. Tramway Ridge Apartments, LLC31,694
06/13/2013State v. Tungovia28,914
06/13/2013State v. Candelaria32,665
06/13/2013Lucero v. Thompson32,529
06/17/2013Advantage Drilling, LLC v. Mayan Construction, Inc.30,845
06/17/2013Abram v. Paloma Blanca Health Care Associates, LLC31,850
06/19/2013Garcia v. Board of Regents of New Mexico State University32,244
06/19/2013Estate of Cooper v. Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society31,100
06/25/2013State v. Seager31,623
06/25/2013Gallegos v. N.M. Human Servs. Dep't32,594
06/27/2013State v. Ayers32,618
07/01/2013Zamora v. BJ Services32,509
07/01/2013State v. Lukens, Jr.30,819
07/02/2013Baca v. Baca32,223
07/02/2013Beggs v. Hayhurst32,724
07/03/2013State v. Lopez32,524
07/08/2013D. Salazar v. State of New Mexico Taxation & Revenue Dep't32,474
07/08/2013Clark v. Alpha Constr.32,506
07/08/2013Hunt v. Hunt32,714
07/08/2013Haught v. SW Convenience Stores32,639
07/09/2013BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P. v. Duran31,925
07/15/2013State v. Escobar32,471
07/15/2013Shanks v. Simon Property Group, L.P.32,295
07/15/2013State v. Sturgeon32,613
07/16/2013State v. Castillo32,489
07/16/2013Barraza v. Associated Properties Investment Group32,723
07/17/2013Trinosky v. Johnstone31,594
07/17/2013Hynoski v. Atwood Malone Turner & Slabin, P.A.32,743
07/23/2013Chavarria v. Williams32,667
07/23/2013Kozlowski v. YRC Worldwide32,659
07/23/2013Pierson v. Long32,688
07/23/2013Bishop v. Lea County Comm'rs32,597
07/24/2013State v. Hernandez30,230
07/24/2013State v. Werkmeister31,533
07/29/2013Garcia v. Garcia32,741
07/29/2013State v. Duran31,833
07/29/2013State v. Hernandez32,727
07/29/2013Martinez v. Board of County Commissioners32,671
07/29/2013Rosales v. Rosales32,752
07/30/2013Gonzalez v. Wal-Mart Associates Inc.32,649
08/01/2013State v. Tommie31,718
08/01/2013Vigil v. Johnson Controls of Northern New Mexico32,873
08/05/2013Strautins v. Martinez32,771; 32,802 through 32,808
08/05/2013State v. R. Garcia32,716
08/05/2013State v. Perales32,841
08/05/2013State v. Aide C.32,883
08/05/2013Hemberger v. Galey32,563
08/05/2013City of Rio Rancho v. Hogan32,429
08/05/2013Hooker v. Miller32,788
08/05/2013Kilgore v. Kilgore32,767
08/06/2013Partida v. MVD31,460
08/06/2013Stone v. Purifoy32,813
08/07/2013Alb. Bernalillo Co. Water Utility Authority v. NM State Engineer31,861
08/08/2013State v. Aguilar32,871
08/08/2013State v. Mares31,762
08/08/2013AFSCME Council 18 v. Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Authority31,365
08/09/2013State v. Woodley31,917
08/12/2013State v. Tapia32,868
08/13/2013State v. Pino32,472
08/13/2013Valdez-Barela v. Salazar32,673
08/13/2013Ezell v. Shull Management, Inc.31,993
08/13/2013State v. Allen32,775
08/15/2013State v. Castillo32,880; 32,967
08/15/2013State v. Krehbiel32,508
08/15/2013Adolph v. City of Albuquerque31,816
08/15/2013Sanchez v. Sanchez32,819
08/19/2013State v. Chavez32,837
08/19/2013Rehm v. Parra Family Limited Partnership32,200
08/20/2013Dougherty v. Davis32,687
08/20/2013Romero v. Onewest Bank FSB32,551
08/21/2013State v. Albright32,619
08/21/2013State v. Mason31,560
08/21/2013Nutter v. McCoy32,706
08/26/2013State v. Phillips32,761
08/26/2013State v. Otero32,746
08/26/2013State v. Barnhill32,038
08/27/2013State v. Ring31,852
08/28/2013State v. Castillo31,054
08/28/2013Kastner v. Kastner32,810
08/29/2013State v. Pickerel32,532
08/29/2013State v. Pinela-Marquez32,742
08/29/2013State v. Planche-Marron31,891
09/09/2013City of Portales v. Vega32,375
09/09/2013State v. Aguilar31,957
09/09/2013DeAnda v. New Pathways, Inc.32,148
09/11/2013State v. Mendoza31,853
09/11/2013Strausberg v. Laurel Healthcare Providers29,238
09/12/2013American Express Federal Savings Bank v. Mittle32,792
09/17/2013State v. Gonzalez32,781; 32,782
09/17/2013Cach, LLC v. Riley32,931
09/23/2013Webster v. Serna32,885
09/23/2013State v. Hernandez31,174
09/23/2013Jaramillo v. Romero32,298
09/23/2013City of Bloomfield v. Kurinko32,011
09/23/2013State v. Soliz31,277
09/23/2013Cohen v. Continental Casualty Co.32,391
09/23/2013State v. Valdez32,799
09/24/2013Ladnier v. Hamilton32,691
09/24/2013N.M. Corrections Dep't v. Jones32,692
09/24/2013State v. Olivas-Jaquez32,684
09/26/2013Briggs v. Smith31,036
09/26/2013State v. Darner29,768
09/30/2013Carlton v. City of Albuquerque32,796
09/30/2013Davis v. Sunico-Davis32,642
09/30/2013State v. Vallejo32,845
09/30/2013State v. Delarue32,696
10/01/2013State v. Moya32,839
10/01/2013State v. Montoya32,765
10/01/2013State v. Sandoval32,700
10/02/2013State v. Rivas31,971
10/02/2013State v. Gonzalez-Feguredo31,712
10/02/2013Katterheinrich v. Cordova32,855
10/03/2013State v. Young32,798
10/03/2013State v. Garcia31,708
10/07/2013State v. Mackey32,811
10/07/2013State v. Baker32,817
10/07/2013State v. Maes31,157
10/07/2013State v. Carrasco32,985
10/08/2013State v. Rankin32,874
10/08/2013Woodhull v. Meinel32,703; 32,812
10/09/2013State v. Tafoya32,579
10/09/2013State v. Foley32,715
10/10/2013State v. Rodriguez31,630
10/10/2013State v. Christian V.32,892
10/16/2013State v. Velasquez32,495
10/16/2013Tyler v. USAA-CIC32,720
10/16/2013State v. Duran32,440
10/17/2013State v. Brown29,701
10/17/2013State v. Greenhalgh31,358
10/17/2013City of Farmington v. Michael Redhorse32,712
10/17/2013State v. Boynton32,902
10/21/2013Petrakis v. Rodriguez32,921
10/21/2013Vinyard v. Palo Alto32,832
10/23/2013Varga v. Ferrell31,268; 31,337; 31,398
10/23/2013Tafoya v. Morrison32,800
10/23/2013Bransford v. Bransford31,643
10/24/2013City of Farmington v. Weaver32,791
10/24/2013Saenz v. City of Carlsbad32,989
10/24/2013State v. Northrup32,922
10/24/2013State v. Don J.32,894
10/24/2013State ex rel. Human Servs. Dep't v. Green32,822
10/24/2013Gallegos v. Owen32,751
10/24/2013State v. Eric G.32,768
10/28/2013State v. Derrick32,879
10/29/2013State v. Chavez32,903
10/30/2013State v. Rankin31,866
10/30/2013Ortiz v. Johnson31,645; 31,709
10/30/2013State v. Adams32,809
10/31/2013Hicks-Lovelace v. Lovelace31,488
11/04/2013State v. Ramos33,071
11/04/2013United States National Association v. Martinez33,030
11/05/2013Frank v. O'Friel32,408
11/05/2013State v. Lansford32,208
11/06/2013Burke v. Jones33,009
11/06/2013State v. Sanchez32,994
11/06/2013State v. Qumyintewa32,783
11/06/2013State v. Chavez32,960
11/06/2013State v. Powers32,207
11/06/2013State v. Mares31,865
11/07/2013Walraven v. Smith32,842
11/12/2013Chavez v. O'Hern33,043
11/12/2013State v. Otero33,033
11/12/2013Garrison v. NM Dep't of Workforce Solutions32,858
11/12/2013State v. Lucero32,834
11/12/2013State v. Cahall32,969
11/12/2013State v. Ortega33,117
11/13/2013State v. Cobrera29,591
11/14/2013State v. Serrano-Ortiz32,952
11/14/2013State v. McGee-Gayford30,945
11/18/2013State v. Moya33,042
11/18/2013State v. Mejia31,983
11/19/2013Grissom v. Wilkinson32,087
11/19/2013State v. Chavez32,980
11/19/2013Bank of America v. Khalsa32,979
11/19/2013Atencio v. Pena32,784
11/21/2013State v. Timothy P.32,130
11/25/2013State v. Costelon32,890
11/25/2013THI of New Mexico at Las Cruces, LLC v. New Mexico Human Services Department31,588
11/25/2013Griego v. New Mexico Workers' Compensation Administration32,120
11/26/2013Mandeville v. Presbyterian Healthcare Servs.32,999
11/26/2013State v. Jojola32,707
11/26/2013State v. Pfauntsch31,674
11/26/2013State v. Diaz32,996
12/02/2013State v. Williams33,023
12/03/2013State v. Wilson32,984; 33,091; 33,092; 33,093
12/03/2013Zia Credit Union v. Romero33,097
12/03/2013State v. Gishey33,217
12/03/2013Zokaites Props. V. La Mesa Racing33,000
12/03/2013Lucero v. First Fleet33,029
12/03/2013Dunn v. Dunn33,149
12/04/2013State v. Smith32,867
12/04/2013MacLennan v. MacLennan31,026
12/04/2013State v. Nunez-Terrazas32,544
12/04/2013State v. Charlie32,504
12/04/2013State v. Norberto32,353
12/04/2013Res-Care of N.M., Inc. v. State ex rel. Dep't of Health31,521
12/04/2013Quintana v. Christus St. Vincent32,417
12/09/2013Talamante v. A.S. Horner, Inc.32,944
12/09/2013Helfferich v. Corrections Med. Servs.32,749
12/09/2013State v. Yanez-Hernandez32,836
12/09/2013State v. Frazier32,948
12/10/2013State v. Ramon Martinez32,772
12/10/2013State v. Roberts32,829
12/10/2013Zembal v. N.M. Dep't of Workforce Soulutions32,205
12/10/2013State v. Medina31,443
12/11/2013Hynoski v. Atwood Malone Turner & Sabin, P.A.32,548
12/12/2013Robles v. AUI, Inc.33,035
12/12/2013Buendia v. Methola32,849
12/12/2013Speridian Technologies, LLC v. AMSOL, Inc.31,458
12/12/2013State v. Perez31,754
12/16/2013City of Albuquerque v. Trujillo32,302
12/16/2013Marquez v. N.M. Behavioral Health Inst.33,132
12/16/2013N.M. Consol. Constr. Servs., LLC v. City Council of the City of Santa Fe33,096
12/16/2013Muniz v. Hallmark32,848
12/17/2013Gila Reg'l Med. Ctr. v. Osuagwu31,936
12/18/2013Brian Urlacher Cross County Auto Sales v. Randy Eastburg33,040
12/18/2013State v. Smith33,216
12/18/2013State ex rel. Human Servs. Dep't v. Moore33,072
12/18/2013State v. Luna33,159
12/19/2013State v. Lopez32,908
12/19/2013Garay v. Calabro32,432
12/19/2013State v. Gallegos32,878
12/20/2013State v. Harvey32,933
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