Rule Set 5 – Rules of Criminal Procedure for the District Courts

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.

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Rule No.Final RuleRedline RuleOrder No.Eff. DateWordWordPerfect
5-103.2Electronic service and filing of pleadings and other papersRedline PDF18-8300-0221/14/2019
5-123Public inspection and sealing of court recordsRedline PDF18-8300-0232/1/2019
5-301Arrest without warrant; probable cause determination; first appearanceRedline PDF18-8300-0242/1/2019
5-302AGrand jury proceedingsRedline PDF18-8300-0044/23/2018
5-403Revocation or modification of release ordersRedline PDF18-8300-0242/1/2019
5-409Pretrial detentionRedline PDF18-8300-0242/1/2019
5-602Insanity; lack of capacityRedline PDF18-8300-0232/1/2019
5-602.2Proceedings after a finding of incompetency18-8300-0232/1/2019
5-602.3Incompetency due to mental retardation18-8300-0232/1/2019
5-606JurorsRedline PDF18-8300-00812/31/2018