2022

 In 2022 the Supreme Court approved the following new, amended, and withdrawn rules and forms. This page will be updated as additional amendments are approved.

Justifiable Homicide [Order No. 22-8300-036; UJI 14-5173 NMRA]

[Approved 11/4/22 Effective 12/31/22]

Criminal Trespass [Order No. 22-8300-037; UJI 14-1401, 14-1402 and 14-1410 NMRA]

[Approved 11/4/22 Effective 12/31/22]

Committee Rules [Order No. 22-8300-038; Rules 23-106 and 23-106.1 NMRA]

[Approved 11/4/22 Effective 12/31/22]

Pretrial Release and Detention [Order No. 22-8300-015; Rules 5-106, 5-401, 5-403, 5-409, 6-401, 6-403, 6-409, 6-501, 7-401, 7-403, 7-409, 7-501, 8-401, 8-403, and 9-303 NMRA]

[Approved 11/1/22 Effective 12/31/22]

Order No. 22-8300-015 Rule 5-106 NMRA Rule 5-401 NMRA Rule 5-403 NMRA Rule 5-409 NMRA Rule 6-401 NMRA Rule 6-403 NMRA Rule 6-409 NMRA Rule 6-501 NMRA Rule 7-401 NMRA Rule 7-403 NMRA Rule 7-409 NMRA Rule 7-501 NMRA Rule 8-401 NMRA Rule 8-403 NMRA Rule 9-303 NMRA


Professional Practice Program [Order No. 22-8300-016; New Rule 24-112 NMRA]

[Approved 11/1/22 Effective 12/31/22]

Order No. 22-8300-016 Rule 24-112 NMRA


Fostering Connections Act Proceedings [Order No. 22-8300-017; New Rules 10-360, 10-801, and 10-802; Amended Rules 10-101, 10-103, 10-121, and 10-345 NMRA; New Forms 10-901 to -908 NMRA]

[Approved 11/1/22 Effective 12/31/22]

Order No. 22-8300-017 Rule 10-101 NMRA  Rule 10-103 NMRA  Rule 10-121 NMRA Rule 10-345 NMRA Rule 10-360 NMRA Rule 10-801 NMRA Rule 10-802 NMRA Rule 10-901 NMRA Rule 10-902 NMRA Rule 10-903 NMRA Rule 10-904 NMRA Rule 10-905 NMRA Rule 10-906 NMRA Rule 10-907 NMRA Rule 10-908 NMRA


Practice by Foreign Lawyers [Order No. 22-8300-018; Rules 16-505 and 24-106 NMRA]

[Approved 11/1/22 Effective 12/31/22]

Order No. 22-8300-018 Rule 16-505 NMRA Rule 24-106 NMRA


Objections to Recommendation of Special Commissioner or Hearing Officer [Order No. 22-8300-019; Rule 1-053.1 and 1-053.2 NMRA]

[Approved 11/1/22 Effective 12/31/22]

Order No. 22-8300-019 Rule 1-053.1 NMRA Rule 1-053.2 NMRA


Kinship Guardianship Act proceedings [Order No. 22-8300-020; New Rules 1-150, 1-151, 1-152, 1-153, 1-154, 1-155, and 1-156 NMRA; New Forms 4A-514, 4A-515, 4A-516, 4A-517 NMRA, and Amended Forms 4A-501 to -513 NMRA]

[Approved 11/1/22 Effective 12/31/22]

Order No. 22-8300-020Form 4A-501 NMRA Form 4A-502 NMRA Form 4A-503 NMRA Form 4A-504 NMRA Form 4A-505 NMRA Form 4A-506 NMRA Form 4A-507 NMRA Form 4A-508 NMRA Form 4A-509 NMRA Form 4A-510 NMRA Form 4A-511 NMRA Form 4A-512 NMRA Form 4A-513 NMRA Form 4A-514 NMRA Form 4A-515 NMRA Form 4A-516 NMRA Form 4A-517 Rule 1-150 NMRA Rule 1-151 NMRA Rule 1-152 NMRA Rule 1-153 NMRA Rule 1-154 NMRA Rule 1-155 NMRA Rule 1-156 NMRA


First Judicial District Local Rules [Order No. 22-8300-021; Rules LR1-102, LR1-104, LR1-106, LR1-108, LR1-111, LR1-112, LR1-113, LR1-114; LR1-201, LR1-202, LR1-302, LR1-401, LR1-403, and LR1-404 NMRA; recompiled and amended Rules LR1-116 NMRA; New Rules LR1-117, LR1-406, LR1-407, LR1-408, LR1-409, LR1-410, and LR1-411 NMRA; and New Forms LR1-Form 701, LR1-Form 702, LR1-Form 703, LR1-Form 704A, LR1-Form 704B NMRA]

[Approved 11/1/22 Effective 12/31/22]

Form LR1-Form 701 NMRA Form LR1-Form 702 NMRA Form LR1-Form 703 NMRA Form LR1-Form 704A NMRA Form LR1-Form 704B NMRA Order No. 22-8300-021 Rule LR1-102 NMRA Rule LR1-104 NMRA Rule LR1-106 NMRA Rule LR1-108 NMRA Rule LR1-111 NMRA Rule LR1-112 NMRA Rule LR1-113 NMRA Rule LR1-114 NMRA Rule LR1-116 NMRA Rule LR1-117 NMRA Rule LR1-201 NMRA Rule LR1-202 NMRA Rule LR1-302 NMRA Rule LR1-401 NMRA Rule LR1-403 NMRA Rule LR1-404 NMRA Rule LR1-406 NMRA Rule LR1-407 NMRA Rule LR1-408 NMRA Rule LR1-409 NMRA Rule LR1-410 NMRA Rule LR1-411 NMRA


Preliminary Examination Timing and Witness Testimony [Order No. 22-8300-022; Rules 5-201, 5-302, 6-202, and 7-202 NMRA]

[Approved 11/1/22 Effective 12/31/22]

Order No. 22-8300-022 Rule 5-201 NMRA Rule 5-302 NMRA Rule 6-202 NMRA Rule 7-202 NMRA


Evidence at Preliminary Examination [Order No. 22-8300-023; New Rule 5-302.1 NMRA and Amended and Recompiled Rules 5-302.2, 5-302.3, 6-202.1, and 7-202.1 NMRA]

[Approved 11/1/22 Effective 12/31/22]

Order No. 22-8300-023 Rule 5-302.1 NMRA Rule 5-302.2 NMRA Rule 5-302.3 NMRA Rule 6-202.1 NMRA Rule 7-202.1 NMRA


Order on Probation Violation Hearing [Order No. 22-8300-024; Amended Form 9-618 NMRA and Withdrawn Forms 9-619 and 9-620 NMRA]

[Approved 11/1/22 Effective 12/31/22]

Form 9-618 NMRA Order No. 22-8300-024 Withdrawn Form 9-619 NMRA Withdrawn Form 9-620 NMRA


Redaction of Witness Information [Order No. 22-8300-025; New Rules 5-502.1, 6-504.1, 7-504.1, and 8-504.1 NMRA]

[Approved 11/1/22 Effective 12/31/22]

Order No. 22-8300-025 Rule 5-502.1 NMRA Rule 6-504.1 NMRA Rule 7-504.1 NMRA Rule 8-504.1 NMRA


Undeliverable Summons [Order No. 22-8300-026; Amended Rules 5-209, 6-205, 7-205 and 8-204 NMRA]

[Approved 11/1/22 Effective 12/31/22]

Order No. 22-8300-026 Rule 5-209 NMRA Rule 6-205 NMRA Rule 7-205 NMRA Rule 8-204 NMRA


Pretrial Notice; Other Crimes, Wrongs, or Acts [Order No. 22-8300-027; Amended Rule 11-404 NMRA]

[Approved 11/1/22 Effective 12/31/22]

Order No. 22-8300-027 Rule 11-404 NMRA


Ancient Documents [Order No. 22-8300-028; Amended Rule 11-803 NMRA]

[Approved 11/1/22 Effective 12/31/22]

Order No. 22-8300-028 Rule 11-803 NMRA


Conduct of Jurors [Order No. 22-8300-029; Amended UJI 13-110 NMRA]

[Approved 11/1/22 Effective 12/31/22]

Order No. 22-8300-029 UJI 13-110 NMRA


Whistleblower Protection Act [Order No. 22-8300-030; Amended UJI 13-2300 NMRA and New UJIs 13-2321, 13-2322, 13-2323, 13-2324, 13-2325, 13-2326, and 13-2327 NMRA]

[Approved 11/1/22 Effective 12/31/22]

Order No. 22-8300-030 UJI 13-2300 NMRA UJI 13-2321 NMRA UJI 13-2322 NMRA UJI 13-2323 NMRA UJI 13-2324 NMRA UJI 13-2325 NMRA UJI 13-2326 NMRA UJI 13-2327 NMRA


Incompetency and Insanity [Order No. 22-8300-031; Amended UJIs 14-5101 and 14-5104 NMRA]

[Approved 11/1/22 Effective 12/31/22]

Order No. 22-8300-031 UJI 14-5101 NMRA UJI 14-5104 NMRA UJI 14-6011 NMRA UJI 14-6014 NMRA


Aggravated Fleeing a Law Enforcement Officer [Order No. 22-8300-032; Amended UJI 14-2217 NMRA]

[Approved 11/1/22 Effective 12/31/22]

Order No. 22-8300-032 UJI 14-2217 NMRA


Escape from Jail and Inmate Release Programs [Order No. 22-8300-033; New UJIs 14-2228A, 14-2228B, and 14-2228C NMRA, Amended UJI 14-2221 NMRA, and Withdrawn UJI 14-2228]

[Approved 11/1/22 Effective 12/31/22]

Order No. 22-8300-033 UJI 14-2221 NMRA UJI 14-2228A NMRA UJI 14-2228B NMRA UJI 14-2228C NMRA Withdrawn UJI 14-2228 NMRA


Falsification of Documents [Order No. 22-8300-034; Amended UJI 14-4402]

[Approved 11/1/22 Effective 12/31/22]

Order No. 22-8300-034 UJI 14-4402 NMRA


Failure to Appear [Order No. 22-8300-035; Amended UJI 14-2229 NMRA]

[Approved 11/1/22 Effective 12/31/22]

Order No. 22-8300-035 UJI 14-2229 NMRA


Attorney Licensure [Order No. 22-8300-013; New Rule 15-301.3; Amended Rule 15-103]

[Approved 8/19/22 Effective 10/1/22]

Order No. 22-8300-013  15-301.3 NMRA  15-103 NMRA


Case Management and Calculation of Deadlines in Criminal Cases in the Second and Eight Judicial Districts [Order No. 22-8500-031, Order No. 22-8500-032, and Order No. 22-8300-012; Amended Rule LR2-308 and New Rule LR8-301]

[Approved 7/29/22 Effective 9/12/22]

Order No. 22-8300-012  Order No. 22-8300-014 Order No. 22-8500-032  Order No. 22-8500-031 LR8-301 NMRA LR2-308 NMRA


Objection to Automatic Expungement Form [Order No. 22-8500-027; New Form 4-957.1]

[Approved 6/10/22 Effective 6/10/22]

Order No. 22-8500-027    New Form 4-957.1 NMRA


Notice of Dismissal Forms [Order No. 22-8300-011; New Form 9-415.1 and Form 9-415]

[Approved 6/10/22 Effective 7/25/22]

Order No. 22-8300-011    Form 9-415 NMRA    New Form 9-415.1 NMRA


Foreclosure Settlement Program [Order No. 22-8300-010 and Attachments 1 and 2; Rule 1-054.2, Forms 4-227 and 4-712, and New Forms 4-228, 4-229, and 4-230 NMRA]

[Approved 4/22/22 Effective 5/23/22]

Arbitration in the Second Judicial District [Order No. 22-8300-009; Rule LR2-603]

[Approved 4/18/22 Effective 6/1/22]

Order No. 22-8300-009  Rule LR2-603 NMRA


Eviction Prevention and Diversion Program Forms [Order Nos. 22-8300-008, 22-8300-003, 22-8500-001, and 22-8500-012 Forms 4-904A and 4-904B NMRA]

[Approved 4/13/22 Effective 4/13/22]

Order No. 22-8500-001 Order No. 22-8300-003  Order No. 22-8300-008  Order No. 22-8500-012 Form 4-904A NMRA   Form 4-904B NMRA


Clerk’s Residence and Office [Order No. 22-8300-006; Rule 23-102 NMRA]

[Approved 3/30/22 Effective 3/30/22]

Order No. 22-8300-006  Rule 23-102 NMRA


Rehearings [Order No. 22-8300-007; Rule 12-404 NMRA]

[Approved 3/30/22 Effective 3/30/22]

Order No. 22-8300-007  Rule 12-404 NMRA


Pilot Project in the Santa Fe County Magistrate Court and the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court to Institute Mandatory Status Hearings in Out-of-Custody Cases Pending Preliminary Examination Under Rules 6-202 and 7-202 NMRA [Order No. 22-8500-017]

[Approved 3/24/22 Effective 4/18/22]

Order No. 22-8500-017


Pilot Project in the Santa Fe County Magistrate Court and the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court to Temporarily Suspend Rules 6-504(D) and 7-504(C)(1) NMRA as Those Rules Pertain to Law Enforcement Witnesses [Order No. 22-8500-016]

[Approved 3/24/22 Effective 3/24/22]

Order No. 22-8500-016


Temporary Suspension of Required Initial Hearings in Criminal Cases in Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court under Rules 7-403(D)(1) and 7-802(C)(2) NMRA [Order No. 22-8500-013]

[Approved 3/17/22 Effective 3/17/22]

Order No. 22-8500-013


Conservatorship Filing of Financial Statements [Order No. 22-8300-005; New Rule 1-145 NMRA]

[Approved 3/16/22 Effective 3/16/22]

Order No. 22-8300-005    Rule 1-145 NMRA


Citations for pleadings and other papers [Order Ns. 22-8300-004; Rule 23-112 NMRA]

[Approved 2/14/22 Effective 3/31/22]

Order No. 22-8300-004  Rule 23-112 NMRA


Eviction Prevention and Diversion Program Forms [Order Nos. 22-8300-003 and 22-8500-001; Forms 4-904A, 4-904B, 4-905A, 4-905B, 4-908A, 4-908B, 4-908C, 4-908D, and 4-923A NMRA]

[Approved 1/18/22 Effective 2/1/22]

Order No. 22-8500-001    Order No. 22-8300-003    Form 4-908A NMRA    Form 4-905B NMRA    Form 4-905A NMRA    Form 4-904B NMRA    Form 4-904A NMRA    Form 4-908B NMRA    Form 4-923A NMRA    Form 4-908D NMRA    Form 4-908C NMRA


Settlement Conferences [Order Nos. 22-8300-002 and 22-8500-002; Rule 5-304 NMRA]

[Approved 1/14/22 Effective 1/18/22]

Order No. 22-8300-002  Order No. 22-8500-002    Rule 5-304 NMRA


Unfair Practices Act [Order No. 22-8300-001; UJIs 13-2501, 13-2502, 13-2503, 13-2504, 13-2505, 13-2506, Chapter 25 Introduction, and Chapter 25 Appendix NMRA]

[Approved 1/5/22 Effective 2/21/22]

Order No. 22-8300-001  UJI 13-25 Introduction NMRA    UJI 13-25 Appendix NMRA    UJI 13-2501 NMRA    UJI 13-2502 NMRA    UJI 13-2503 NMRA    UJI 13-2504 NMRA    UJI 13-2505 NMRA    UJI 13-2506 NMRA

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