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Proposed Rule Changes

Proposed amendments to the Supreme Court’s Rules of Practice and Procedure are posted below. To view any of the proposals published for comment, click on the link to the proposal. You may submit a comment electronically using the Rule Proposal Comment Form below, or you may submit your comment by email to nmsupremecourtclerk@nmcourts.gov, by fax to 505-827-4837, or by mail to

Joey D. Moya, Clerk
New Mexico Supreme Court
P O Box 848
Santa Fe, New Mexico  87504-0848

 

Please note that the comment deadline has been extended from April 2 to April 17, 2020.

 


Proposal 2020-001 - Expedited appeals from orders regarding assisted outpatient treatment [New Rule 12-207

 


Proposal 2020-002 - Voluntary relinquishment of parental rights and consent to adoption [New Form 10-541 NMRA] [Comments begin on p.6.]

 


Proposal 2020-003 - Notifications to pro se parties under Rule 17-212 NMRA [Rule 17-212 NMRA]

 


Proposal 2020-004 - Inventorying attorneys, client files, and trust fund disbursements [Rule 17-213 NMRA]

 


Proposal 2020-005 - Electronic copy of transcripts [Rule 17-313 NMRA]

 

 


Proposal 2020-006 - Restrictions on use of social media [Forms 4-963, 4-963A, 4-965, and 4-970 NMRA] [comments begin on p.21]

 


Proposal 2020-007 - Stipulated order of protection [Withdrawn Form 4-971 NMRA]

 

 


Proposal 2020-008 - Self-study credit for participating in approved legal activities [Rules 18-201 and 18-204 NMRA][comments begin on p.5]

 


Proposal 2020-009 - Depositions upon oral examination [Rule 1-030 NMRA] [comments begin on p.7]

 


Proposal 2020-010 - Procedures governing subpoenas [Rules 1-045, 2-502, and 3-502 NMRA][comments begin on p.15]

 


Proposal 2020-011 - Consumer debt litigation in magistrate and metropolitan courts [Rules 2-201, 2-401, 2-702, 2-703, 3-201, 3-401, 3-702, and 3-704 NMRA and Form 4-226 NMRA] [comments begin on p.12]

 


Proposal 2020-012 - Subpoena forms [Forms 4-503, 4-504, 4-505, and 4-505A NMRA]

 


Proposal 2020-013 - Summons issued under the Uniform Owner-Resident Relations Act and the Mobile Home Park Act [Forms 4-905 and 4-924 NMRA] [comments begin on p.11]

 


Proposal 2020-014 - Timeliness of filing of information; bail bonds [Rules 5-201, 6-202, and 7-202  NMRA] [comments begin on p.12]

 


Proposal 2020-015 - Arrests without a warrant [Rule 5-210 NMRA][comments begin on p.4]

 


Proposal 2020-016 - Non-attorney prosecutions in magistrate and metropolitan courts [Rules 6-108 and 7-108 NMRA]

 


Proposal 2020-017 - Common law contracts actions [UJI 13-801, -808, -811, -812, -816, -817, -819, -825, -826, -827, -828, -834 (new), -835, -839, -841, -861 NMRA; UJI Ch. 8 Appendices

 

 


Proposal 2020-018 - Uncharged offenses [UJI 14-140, -1630, -1632, -1633, -1642, -1697, -2204 to -2207, -2209, -2240, -2801, -2810, -2817, -2820, -2821, -5170, -5173, -5174 NMRA]

 


Proposal 2020-019 - Stalking; mens rea [UJI 14-331 NMRA]

 


Proposal 2020-020 - Arson; value of damage [UJI 14-1701 NMRA]

 


Proposal 2020-021 - Lost or destroyed evidence [New UJI 14-5062 NMRA][comments begin on p.3]

 


Proposal 2020-022 - Lesser-included offenses; step-down procedure [New UJI 14-6002A and -6002B NMRA; UJI 14-6012 NMRA; and Withdrawn UJI 14-250, -625, and -6002 NMRA]

 


 

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