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2009 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 40 - Domestic Affairs.
Article 14 - Adult Adoptions, 40-14-1 through 40-14-15.
- Section 40-14-1 - Short title.
- Section 40-14-2 - Definitions.
- Section 40-14-3 - Jurisdiction.
- Section 40-14-4 - Venue.
- Section 40-14-5 - Who may be adopted; who may adopt.
- Section 40-14-6 - Consent to the adoption.
- Section 40-14-7 - Petition; content.
- Section 40-14-8 - Petition; caption.
- Section 40-14-9 - Notice of petition; service; waiver.
- Section 40-14-10 - Response to petition.
- Section 40-14-11 - Appointment of attorney for incompetent adoptee.
- Section 40-14-12 - Adjudication; disposition; decree of adoption.
- Section 40-14-13 - Status of adoption and petitioner upon entry of decree of adoption.
- Section 40-14-14 - Birth certificates.
- Section 40-14-15 - Recognition of foreign decrees.
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