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2021

 In 2021 the Supreme Court approved the following new, amended, and withdrawn rules and forms. This page will be updated as additional amendments are approved.


New and Amended Rules and New Forms for Fostering Connections Act Proceedings [Order No. 21-8300-007; New Rules 10-360, 10-801, and 10-802, Amended Rules, 10-101,10-103, 10-121, and 10-345, and New Forms 10-901, 10-902, 10-903, 10-904, 10-905, 10-906, 10-907, and 10-908 NMRA]

[Provisionally Approved 9-28-21, effective November 12, 2021.]

Order No. 21-8300-007   New Rule 10-360  New Rule 10-801  New Rule 10-802  Amended Rule 10-101  Amended Rule 10-103  Amended  Rule 10-121  Amended Rule 10-345  New Form 10-901  New Form 10-902  New Form 10903  New Form 10-904  New Form 10-905  New Form 10-906  New Form 10-907  New Form 10-908


New Rules for Local Safe Exchange and Supervised Visitation Programs in the Ninth and Twelfth Judicial District Courts [Order No. 21-8300-006; New Rules LR9-406 and LR12-402 NMRA]

[Approved 9-21-21;  effective September 21, 2021.]

Order No. 21-8300-006      New Rule LR9-406 NMRA      New Rule LR12-402 NMRA


Procedures and Forms for Use During the Gradual Lifting of the Stay of Writs of Garnishment and Execution in Consumer Debt Collection Cases [Order No. 21-8500-018; Order No. 21-8300-005; New Forms 4-805.1 and 4-805.2 NMRA]

[Approved 8-2-21; effective for a limited time from September 1, 2021, to January 31, 2022.]

Order No. 21-8500-018    Order No. 21-8300-005    Forms 4-805.1     Form 4-805.2 NMRA


New Rules and Forms for Mandatory Pre-Filing and Pre-Judgment Certifications in Foreclosure Actions [Order No. 21-8300-004 and New Rules 1-003.3 and 1-054.2 NMRA and New Forms 4-227 and 4-712 NMRA]

[Approved 8-2-21;  effective September 7, 2021.]

Mandatory viewing of New Mexico Courts’ Guardianship and Conservatorship Orientation Program videos [Order No. 21-8300-001 and New Rule 1-144 NMRA]

[Approved 1-14-21; effective 2-01-21]

Order No. 21-8300-001     Rule 1-144 NMRA


Electronic filing in magistrate and metropolitan courts [Order No. 21-8300-002 and Rules 2-205 and 3-205 NMRA]

[Approved 1-19-21; Amendments to Rule 2-205 NMRA effective 9-09-21; Amendments to Rule 3-205 NMRA effective 3-05-21]

Order No. 21-8300-002       Rule 2-205 NMRA    Rule 3-205 NMRA


Guardian’s report and Certificate of completion of adult guardian and conservator orientation program [Order No. 21-8300-003; Form 4-996 NMRA; and New Form 4-999.2 NMRA]

[Approved June 22, 2021; effective June 22, 2021]

Order No. 21-8300-003          Form 4-996 NMRA         New Form 4-999.2 NMRA