2017 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 37 - Limitation of Actions; Abatement and Revivor
Article 1 - Limitations of Actions
Section 37-1-8 - Actions against sureties on fiduciary bonds; injuries to person or reputation.
37-1-8. Actions against sureties on fiduciary bonds; injuries to person or reputation.
Actions must be brought against sureties on official bonds and on bonds of guardians, conservators, personal representatives and persons acting in a fiduciary capacity, within two years after the liability of the principal or the person from whom they are sureties is finally established or determined by a judgment or decree of the court, and for an injury to the person or reputation of any person, within three years.
History: Laws 1880, ch. 5, 5; C.L. 1884, 1864; C.L. 1897, 2917; Laws 1909, ch. 60, 1; Code 1915, 3350; C.S. 1929, 83-105; 1941 Comp., 27-107; 1953 Comp., 23-1-8; Laws 1975, ch. 257, 8-115; 1976, ch. 58, 25.