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NM Court of Appeals Schedules Sept. 21 Hearing

September 1, 2017 - Jen Laws

The New Mexico Court of Appeals has scheduled a 1:30 p.m. hearing at the Pamela B. Minzner Law Center on Sept. 21. The oral argument is open to the public.

A three-judge panel will preside: Judge James J. Wechsler, Judge Michael E. Vigil, and Judge Timothy L. Garcia ('84)

Following are the details of the case:

Noel O. Ontiveros, petitioner-appellee, represented by Laura Castillo


Erica Silva, defendant-appellant, represented by Max Houston Proctor

Defendant-appellant argues that, even though the parties were never married, the property in the name of the petitioner-appellee should be treated as the joint property of a partnership or joint venture or enterprise.

Appellant’s Brief in Chief
Appellee’s Answer Brief

For more information, contact Nora Gonzales at 505-841-4618.