2020 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 45 - Uniform Probate Code
Article 3 - Probate of Wills and Administration
Section 45-3-408 - Formal testacy proceedings; will construction; effect of final order in another jurisdiction.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 45-3-408 (2020)

A final order of a court of another state determining testacy, the validity or construction of a will, made in a proceeding involving notice to and an opportunity for contest by all interested persons, must be accepted as determinative by the courts of New Mexico if it includes, or is based upon, a finding that the decedent was domiciled at his death in the state where the order was made.

History: 1953 Comp., § 32A-3-408, enacted by Laws 1975, ch. 257, § 3-408.


Official comments.See Commissioners on Uniform State Law official comment to 3-408 UPC.

Am. Jur. 2d, A.L.R. and C.J.S. references. — 95 C.J.S. Wills § 577.

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