2017 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 37 - Limitation of Actions; Abatement and Revivor
Article 1 - Limitations of Actions
Section 37-1-14 - When second suit deemed continuation of first action.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 37-1-14 (2017)

37-1-14. [When second suit deemed continuation of first action.]

If, after the commencement of an action, the plaintiff fail therein for any cause, except negligence in its prosecution, and a new suit be commenced within six months thereafter, the second suit shall, for the purposes herein contemplated, be deemed a continuation of the first.

History: Laws 1880, ch. 5, 12; C.L. 1884, 1872; C.L. 1897, 2925; Code 1915, 3355; C.S. 1929, 83-110; 1941 Comp., 27-113; 1953 Comp., 23-1-14.

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