New Mexico Statutes Chapter 47. Property Law § 47-8-38. Injunctive relief

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A. If the resident refuses to allow lawful access, the owner may obtain injunctive relief to compel access or terminate the rental agreement.  In either case, the owner may recover damages, reasonable attorney's fees and court costs.

B. If the owner makes an unlawful entry or a lawful entry in an unreasonable manner or makes repeated demands for entry otherwise lawful but which have the effect of unreasonably harassing the resident, the resident may obtain injunctive relief to prevent the recurrence of the conduct or terminate the rental agreement.  In either case, the resident may recover damages and reasonable attorney's fees.

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