IMPORTANT NOTICE RECENT CHANGES TO NEW MEXICO PROBATE LAW
Please note that the New Mexico legislature has amended certain aspects of New Mexico probate law effective July 1, 2016. The New Mexico Supreme Court forms have not yet been updated to reflect these changes. Your probate case filed on or after July 1, 2016 will, however, be subject to the revised requirements.
The changes are as follows:
You may not close the estate earlier than six months after the date of your appointment as personal representative. If you have questions about how these changes affect your probate case, I encourage you to seek advice from an attorney.