Rule Set 1 – Rules of Civil Procedure for the District Courts

This page contains rule amendments approved and filed by the New Mexico Supreme Court after 11-28-2016, which is the publication cutoff date for the 2017 New Mexico Rules Annotated. Please note that recently approved rule changes in redline format are found in the column entitled Redline Rule, and may contain computer-generated errors and/or other deviations from the final, offical version of a rule. The official version is published in the column entitled Final Rule, and in New Mexico Rules Annotated or its annual supplement, and in quarterly updates of New Mexico One Source of Law®. All redline and final rules are published in PDF format. Forms are also published in Word and WordPerfect formats to facilitate word processing.

For rule amendments and forms approved on or before 11-28-2016, click here for the public access database of unannotated New Mexico Rules.
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Rule No.Final RuleRedline RuleOrder No.Eff. DateWordWordPerfect
1-005.2Electronic service and filing of pleadings and other papersRedline PDF16-8300-0391/1/2017
1-015Amended and supplemental pleadingsRedline PDF17-8300-02012/31/2017
1-017Parties plaintiff and defendant; capacityRedline PDF17-8300-02212/31/2017
1-053.1Domestic violence special commissioners; dutiesRedline PDF17-8300-02012/31/2017
1-053.2Domestic relations hearing officers; dutiesRedline PDF17-8300-02012/31/2017
1-053.3Guardians ad litem; domestic relations appointmentsRedline PDF17-8300-01712/31/2017
1-079Public inspection and sealing of court recordsRedline PDF17-8300-0023/31/2017
1-088Designation of judgeRedline PDF17-8300-02612/31/2017
1-105Notice to statutory beneficiaries in wrongful death cases17-8300-02712/31/2017
1-121Temporary domestic ordersRedline PDF17-8300-01712/31/2017WordWordPerfect
1-125Domestic Relations Mediation Act programsRedline PDF17-8300-03012/31/2017WordWordPerfect
1-129Proceedings under the Family Violence Protection Act17-8300-02812/31/2017
1-131Notice of federal restriction on right to possess or receive a firearm or ammunitionRedline PDF17-8300-0033/31/2017