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2023

 In 2023 the Supreme Court approved the following new, amended, and withdrawn rules and forms. This page will be updated as additional amendments are approved.

Case Management in the Third Judicial District [Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00001; New Rule LR3-303 NMRA]

[Approved 6/12/23 Effective 6/14/23]

Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00001  Rule LR3-303 NMRA


Self-Study MCLEs [Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00002; Rule 18-204 NMRA]

[Approved 11/01/23 Effective 01/01/24]

Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00002 Rule 18-204 NMRA


Detention Hearings and Conditions of Release in the Children’s Court [Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00013; Rule 10-225 NMRA]

[Approved 11/01/23 Effective 12/31/23]

Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00013 Rule 10-225 NMRA


Notification to Tribes of Change of Placement [Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00014; Forms 10-565 and 10-566 NMRA]

[Approved 11/01/23 Effective 12/31/23]

Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00014 Form 10-565 NMRA Form 10-566 NMRA


Consent Decree Order [Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00015; Form 10-714 NMRA]

[Approved 11/01/23 Effective 12/31/23]

Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00015 Form 10-714 NMRA


Educational Decision Maker Form [Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00016; Form 10-564 NMRA]

[Approved 11/01/23 Effective 12/31/23]

Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00016 Form 10-564 NMRA


Acceptance of Gifts [Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00017; Rule 21-313 NMRA]

[Approved 11/01/23 Effective 12/31/23]

Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00017 Rule 21-313 NMRA


Judicial Disqualification [Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00018; Rule 21-211 NMRA]

[Approved 11/01/23 Effective 12/31/23]

Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00018 Rule 21-211 NMRA


Safekeeping Property [Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00019; Rule 16-115 NMRA]

[Approved 11/01/23 Effective 12/31/23]

Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00019 Rule 16-115 NMRA


Judgment Notwithstanding the Verdict [Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00020; New Rules 5-614.1 and 7-611.1 NMRA; Amended Rules 5-607, 5-701, 6-603.1, 6-701, 7-603.1, and 7-701 NMRA]

[Approved 11/01/23 Effective 12/31/23]

Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00020 New Rule 5-614.1 NMRA New Rule 7-611.1 NMRA Rule 5-607 NMRA  Rule 5-701 NMRA  Rule 6-603.1 NMRA  Rule 6-701 NMRA Rule 7-603.1 NMRA  Rule 7-701 NMRA


Definition of Local Detention Center [Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00021; Rules 5-401, 5-403, 6-401, 6-403, 6-506, 6-802, 7-401, 7-403, 7-506, 7-802, 8-401, 8-403, 8-506, and 8-802 NMRA]

[Approved 11/01/23 Effective 12/31/23]

Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00021  Rule 5-401 NMRA  Rule 5-403 NMRA  Rule 6-401 NMRA  Rule 6-403 NMRA  Rule 6-506 NMRA  Rule 6-802 NMRA  Rule 7-401 NMRA  Rule 7-403 NMRA  Rule 7-506 NMRA  Rule 7-802 NMRA  Rule 8-401 NMRA  Rule 8-403 NMRA  Rule 8-506 NMRA  Rule 8-802 NMRA


Filing of Criminal Complaint in District Court [Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00022; Rule 5-201 NMRA]

[Approved 11/01/23 Effective 12/31/23]

Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00022 Rule 5-201 NMRA


Citizen Grand Jury [Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00023; Rule 5-302.3 NMRA]

[Approved 11/01/23 Effective 12/31/23]

Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00023 Rule 5-302.3 NMRA


Grand Jury Time Limits [Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00024; Rule 5-302.2 NMRA]

[Approved 11/01/23 Effective 12/31/23]

Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00024 Rule 5-302.2 NMRA


Right to Jury Trial in Magistrate Court [Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00025; Rules 6-602, 6-603, 7-602, and 7-603 NMRA]

[Approved 11/01/23 Effective 12/31/23]

Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00025 Rule 6-602 NMRA Rule 6-603 NMRA Rule 7-602 NMRA Rule 7-603 NMRA


Probable Cause Determinations for Criminal Complaints [Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00026; Form 9-201 NMRA]

[Approved 11/01/23 Effective 12/31/23]

Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00026 Form 9-201 NMRA


Fifth Amendment Invocation [Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00027; Rule 11-513 NMRA]

[Approved 11/01/23 Effective 12/31/23]

Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00027 Rule 11-513 NMRA


Bad Faith Duty to Defend [Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00028; New UJI 13-1703A NMRA; Amended Chapter 17 Introduction and UJIs 13-1701, 13-1702, 13-1704, 13-1705, 13-1706, 13-1707, 13-1708, 13-1709, 13-1710, 13-1711, 13-1712, 13-1713, 13-1714, 13-1715, 13-1716, and 13-1718 NMRA; Amended and Recompiled UJI 13-1703B NMRA; Withdrawn UJI 13-1717 NMRA]

[Approved 11/01/23 Effective 12/31/23]

Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00028  New UJI 13-1703A NMRA Chapter 17 Introduction NMRA UJI 13-1701 NMRA UJI 13-1702 NMRA  UJI 13-1704 NMRA  UJI 13-1705 NMRA  UJI 13-1706 NMRA  UJI 13-1707 NMRA  UJI 13-1708 NMRA  UJI 13-1709 NMRA  UJI 13-1710 NMRA  UJI 13-1711 NMRA  UJI 13-1712 NMRA  UJI 13-1713 NMRA  UJI 13-1714 NMRA  UJI 13-1715 NMRA  UJI 13-1716 NMRA  UJI 13-1718 NMRA  Recompiled UJI 13-1703B NMRA Withdrawn UJI 13-1717 NMRA


Leaving the Scene of an Accident [Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00029; New UJIs 14-4513, 14-4514, 14-4515, and 14-4516 NMRA]

[Approved 11/01/23 Effective 12/31/23]

 Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00029  New UJI 14-4513 NMRA New UJI 14-4514 NMRA New UJI 14-4515 NMRA New UJI 14-4516 NMRA


Facilitative Use of Deadly Weapon [Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00030; New UJI 14-135 NMRA; Amended UJIs 14-305, 14-306, 14-355, 14-356, 14-375, 14-376, 14-2202, and 14-2203 NMRA]

[Approved 11/01/23 Effective 12/31/23]

Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00030 New UJI 14-135  NMRA UJI 14-305 NMRA  UJI 14-306 NMRA  UJI 14-355 NMRA UJI 14-356 NMRA  UJI 14-375 NMRA UJI 14-376 NMRA  UJI 14-2202 NMRA  UJI 14-2203 NMRA


Aggravated Fleeing in the Third Degree [Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00031; UJI 14-2217 NMRA]

[Approved 11/01/23 Effective 12/31/23]

Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00031 UJI 14-2217 NMRA


Requirements for Equity in Justice and Professionalism [Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00032; Rule 18-201 NMRA]

[Approved 11/01/23 Effective 01/01/24]

Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00032 Rule 18-201 NMRA


State Bar Young Lawyers Division [Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00033; Rule 24-101 NMRA]

[Approved 11/01/23 Effective 12/31/23]

Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00033 Rule 24-101 NMRA


Bar Dues, MCLEs, and Reporting for Judges [Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00034; Rules 18-201, 24-102, and 24-105 NMRA]

[Approved 11/15/23 Effective 01/01/24]

Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00034 Rule 18-201 NMRA Rule 24-102 NMRA Rule 24-105 NMRA


Pro Hac Vice Fees [Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00035; Rule 24-106 NMRA]

[Approved 11/15/23 Effective 01/01/24]

Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00035 Rule 24-106 NMRA


Rules Governing Admission to the Bar [Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00036; New Preface and New Rules 15-307, 15-308, 15-309, 15-501, 15-502, 15-503, 15-504, 15-505, 15-506, 15-507, 15-601, 15-602, 15-603, 15-604, 15-605, 15-606, 15-607, and 15-608 NMRA; Reinstated and Amended Rule 15-204 NMRA; Amended Rules 15-101, 15-102, 15-103, 15-201, 15-202, 15-203, 15-205, 15-206, 15-207, 15-208, 15-301, 15-302, 15-303, 15-401, 15-402, 15-403, and 15-404 NMRA; Amended and Recompiled Rules 15-304, 15-305, and 15-306 NMRA; Withdrawn Rules 15-104, 15-105, 15-106, 15-107, 15-405, and 15-406 NMRA]

[Approved 11/15/23 Effective 12/31/23]

Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00036 New Preface NMRA Rule 15-101 NMRA Rule 15-102 NMRA Rule 15-103 NMRA Withdrawn Rule 15-104 NMRA Withdrawn Rule 15-105 NMRA Withdrawn Rule 15-106 NMRA Withdrawn Rule 15-107 NMRA Rule 15-201 NMRA Rule 15-202 NMRA Rule 15-203 NMRA Rule 15-204 NMRA Rule 15-205 NMRA Rule 15-206 NMRA Rule 15-207 NMRA Rule 15-208 NMRA Rule 15-301 NMRA Rule 15-302 NMRA Rule 15-303 NMRA Rule 15-304 NMRA Rule 15-305 NMRA Rule 15-306 NMRA New Rule 15-307 NMRA New Rule 15-308 NMRA New Rule 15-309 NMRA Rule 15-401 NMRA Rule 15-402 NMRA Rule 15-403 NMRA Rule 15-404 NMRA Withdrawn Rule 15-405 NMRA Withdrawn Rule 15-406 NMRA New Rule 15-501 NMRA New Rule 15-502 NMRA New Rule 15-503 NMRA New Rule 15-504 NMRA New Rule 15-505 NMRA New Rule 15-506 NMRA New Rule 15-507 NMRA New Rule 15-601 NMRA New Rule 15-602 NMRA New Rule 15-603 NMRA New Rule 15-604 NMRA New Rule 15-605 NMRA New Rule 15-606 NMRA New Rule 15-607 NMRA New Rule 15-608 NMRA


Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals [Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00039; New Rule 23-109.1 NMRA]

[Approved 12/12/23 Effective 12/31/23]

Order No. S-1-RCR-2023-00039 New Rule 23-109.1 NMRA

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