2016 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 45 - Uniform Probate Code
Article 3 - Probate of Wills and Administration
Part 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
Section 45-3-102 - Necessity of order of probate for will.
45-3-102. Necessity of order of probate for will.
Except as provided in Sections 45-3-1201, 45-3-1205 and 45-3-1301 NMSA 1978, to be effective to prove the transfer of any property or to nominate a personal representative, a will must be declared to be valid by an order of informal probate by the probate court or an adjudication of probate by the district court.
History: 1953 Comp., 32A-3-102, enacted by Laws 1975, ch. 257, 3-102; 1995, ch. 210, 31; 2005, ch. 143, 1.
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