2011 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 45: Uniform Probate Code
Article 2A: Uniform Statutory Will Act, 45-2A-1 through 45-2A-17
Section 45-2A-4: Incorporation by reference.


NM Stat § 45-2A-4 (1996 through 1st Sess 50th Legis) What's This?

45-2A-4. Incorporation by reference.

A. A will may incorporate by reference the provisions of the Uniform Statutory Will Act [45-2A-1 NMSA 1978] in whole or in part and with any modifications and additions the will provides. To the extent an express provision of a will conflicts with that act, the will governs.

B. A provision that all or part of the testator's testamentary estate is to be disposed of in accordance with the Uniform Statutory Will Act incorporates by reference provisions of that act in effect on the date the will is executed.

C. An incorporation by reference of provisions of the Uniform Statutory Will Act may be in the following or a substantially similar form:

"Except as otherwise provided in this will, I direct that my testamentary estate be disposed of in accordance with the New Mexico's Uniform Statutory Will Act."

Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. New Mexico may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.