Rule Set 1B – Probate Court Rules

This page contains rule amendments approved and filed by the New Mexico Supreme Court after 1-9-2018, which is the publication cutoff date for the 2018 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 1-9-2018, click here for the public access database of unannotated New Mexico Rules.
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Rule No.Final RuleRedline RuleOrder No.Eff. DateWordWordPerfect
1B-101Scope of rules; probate court jurisdiction; title; citation form18-8300-01412/31/2018
1B-102Probate definitionsRedline PDF18-8300-01412/31/2018
1B-201Commencement of a probate proceeding18-8300-01412/31/2018
1B-202Probate court pleadings; identification of party and lawyer18-8300-01412/31/2018
1B-203Notice of minors or persons under legal disability18-8300-01412/31/2018
1B-204Use of approved probate forms18-8300-01412/31/2018
1B-205Unsworn affirmations under penalty of perjury18-8300-01412/31/2018
1B-301Probate court forms; short title; limited purpose of forms; cautions regarding use of formsRedline PDF18-8300-01412/31/2018
1B-302General instructions for probate formsRedline PDF18-8300-01412/31/2018
1B-303General instructions for probates (no will)Redline PDF18-8300-01412/31/2018
1B-304Explanation of forms and how to complete; specific steps (no will)Redline PDF18-8300-01412/31/2018
1B-305General instructions for probates (will)Redline PDF18-8300-01412/31/2018
1B-306Explanation of forms and how to complete; specific steps (will)Redline PDF18-8300-01412/31/2018
1B-401Notice; filing required18-8300-01412/31/2018
1B-501Inventories and accountings18-8300-01412/31/2018
1B-601Closing probate; verified statement18-8300-01412/31/2018
1B-701Transfer from probate court to district court18-8300-01412/31/2018