2017 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 40 - Domestic Affairs
Article 10B - Kinship Guardianship
Section 40-10B-12 - Revocation of guardianship.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 40-10B-12 (2017)

40-10B-12. Revocation of guardianship.

A. Any person, including a child who has reached his fourteenth birthday, may move for revocation of a guardianship created pursuant to the Kinship Guardianship Act. The person requesting revocation shall attach to the motion a transition plan proposed to facilitate the reintegration of the child into the home of a parent or a new guardian. A transition plan shall take into consideration the child's age, development and any bond with the guardian.

B. If the court finds that a preponderance of the evidence proves a change in circumstances and the revocation is in the best interests of the child, it shall grant the motion and:

(1) adopt a transition plan proposed by a party or the guardian ad litem;

(2) propose and adopt its own transition plan; or

(3) order the parties to develop a transition plan by consensus if they will agree to do so.

History: Laws 2001, ch. 167, 12.

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