No. 13740.

648 P.2d 315 (1982)

98 N.M. 276

Barbara A. LUXTON, Petitioner-Appellant, v. James M. LUXTON, Respondent-Appellee.

Supreme Court of New Mexico.

July 20, 1982.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Durrett, Jordon & Grisham, Sandra A. Grisham, Alamogordo, for petitioner-appellant.

Burroughs & Rhodes, F. Randolph Burroughs, Alamogordo, for respondent-appellee.


EASLEY, Chief Justice.

Wife sued Husband for dissolution of marriage and division of community property. She appeals, and we reverse.

We discuss:

1. Whether the Husband's U.S. Civil Service medical retirement benefits are community property.

2. Whether the Wife has met her burden of proof by showing that the personal injury settlement award is her sole and separate property.


Let's get started

Welcome to the leading source of independent legal reporting
Sign on now to see your case.
Or view more than 10 million decisions and orders.

  • Updated daily.
  • Uncompromising quality.
  • Complete, Accurate, Current.

Listed below are the cases that are cited in this Featured Case. Click the citation to see the full text of the cited case. Citations are also linked in the body of the Featured Case.

Cited Cases

  • No Cases Found

Listed below are those cases in which this Featured Case is cited. Click on the case name to see the full text of the citing case.

Citing Cases