2017 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 37 - Limitation of Actions; Abatement and Revivor
Article 1 - Limitations of Actions
Section 37-1-13 - When action deemed commenced.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 37-1-13 (2017)

37-1-13. [When action deemed commenced.]

The filing in the proper clerk's office of the petition, declaration, bill or affidavit, upon the filing of which process is authorized by law to be issued, with intent that process shall issue immediately thereupon, which intent shall be presumed, unless the contrary appear, shall be deemed a commencement of the action.

History: Laws 1880, ch. 5, 8; C.L. 1884, 1867; C.L. 1897, 2920; Code 1915, 3367; C.S. 1929, 83-124; 1941 Comp., 27-112; 1953 Comp., 23-1-13.

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