2016 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 45 - Uniform Probate Code
Article 2 - Intestate Succession and Wills
Part 5 - WILLS
Section 45-2-502 - Execution; witnessed wills.

NM Stat § 45-2-502 (2016) What's This?

45-2-502. Execution; witnessed wills.

Except as provided in Sections 45-2-506 and 45-2-513 NMSA 1978, a will must be:

A. in writing;

B. signed by the testator or in the testator's name by some other individual in the testator's conscious presence and by the testator's direction; and

C. signed by at least two individuals, each of whom signed in the presence of the testator and of each other after each witnessed the signing of the will as described in Subsection B of this section.

History: 1953 Comp., 32A-2-502, enacted by Laws 1975, ch. 257, 2-502; repealed and reenacted by Laws 1993, ch. 174, 26; 1995, ch. 210, 11.

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