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Representing Businesses

At Martin, Dugan & Martin, our attorneys are available to provide assistance in business law. We have a thorough understanding of New Mexico and federal business laws and handle a broad range of cases for both plaintiffs and defendants. We represent clients in labor and employment law matters including:

  • Antitrust Law

  • Contracts

  • Property

  • Sales

  • Business Organizations

  • Bailments

  • Civil Statute of Limitation Laws

  • Credit & Credit Card Fraud

  • Deceptive Trade Practices Laws

  • Interest Rate Laws

  • LLC Formation

  • Wage & Hours Laws

This branch of law relates to the liabilities, duties, and legal rights of individuals or businesses involved in transactions that relate to merchandising, sales, commerce, and trade. Business law includes private and public laws as part of civil laws. This branch of law also encompasses laws concerning employment and agency, contracts, property, sales, business organizations, commercial paper, and bailments. You might encounter business laws when dealing with creditor and consumer protection, insurance, or will and estate planning. Other examples include managing, starting, buying, or selling a business, managing contractors, and working with employees.

Legal business entities come in all shapes and forms. A sole proprietor singlehandedly bears the responsibilities and risks of operating a business, but they can also take all of the business profits. This type of business owner wouldn't be held to the same laws that apply to a multi-national corporation or LLC.

When a business is formed as a partnership, the members form an association, allowing them to participate equally in profit-sharing and management. Partners in this type of business formation are also liable for all business debts and legal action in relation to any contracts or other agreements. The owners of a business might choose to appoint an agent, who is an individual who brings their expertise to contractual relationships between businesses and any third parties with which the company interacts.

Personalized Attention

We are committed to ensuring that every client receives personalized attention, including regular updates regarding case progress and options. While achieving a swift resolution is our goal whenever possible, our attorneys do not hesitate to take cases to court when a better outcome can be achieved in that way.


When you retain Martin, Dugan and Martin, you receive the care, time and attention you deserve.

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Our attorneys provide you with straightforward, honest answers to all of your questions and ensure you fully understand the litigation process and what to expect as your case moves forward.  Their clients rely on the firm to help them set realistic expectations.

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Martin, Dugan and Martin constantly seeks ways to cut your costs while maintaining the high level of legal services you expect and deserve.

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Martin, Dugan and Martin always has your best interest in mind. If protracted litigation is the only solution to achieve the proper outcome, Martin, Dugan and Martin is ready. If settling your case early on will achieve the best result, Martin, Dugan and Martin will take the time to explain why they believe it is in your best interest to settle your matter instead of engaging in lengthy litigation.

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