2011 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 44: Miscellaneous Civil Law Matters
Article 7A: Uniform Arbitration, 44-7A-1 through 44-7A-32
Section 44-7A-26: Judgment on award; attorney's fees and litigation expenses.
44-7A-26. Judgment on award; attorney's fees and litigation expenses.
(a) Upon granting an order confirming, vacating without directing a rehearing, modifying or correcting an award, the court shall enter a judgment in conformity therewith. The judgment may be recorded, docketed and enforced as any other judgment in a civil action.
(b) A court may allow reasonable costs of the motion and subsequent judicial proceedings.
(c) On application of a prevailing party to a contested judicial proceeding under Section 23, 24 or 25 [44-7A-23, 44-7A-24, or 44-7A-25 NMSA 1978], the court may add reasonable attorney's fees and other reasonable expenses of litigation incurred in a judicial proceeding after the award is made to a judgment confirming, vacating without directing a rehearing, modifying or correcting an award.
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