2021 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 45 - Uniform Probate Code
Article 3 - Probate of Wills and Administration
Section 45-3-305 - Informal probate; court not satisfied.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 45-3-305 (2021)

The probate or the district court may decline application for informal probate of a will for any reason. A declination of informal probate is not an adjudication and does not preclude formal probate proceedings.

History: 1953 Comp., § 32A-3-305, enacted by Laws 1975, ch. 257, § 3-305; 1978, ch. 159, § 7.


Official comments.See Commissioners on Uniform State Law official comment to 3-305 UPC.

Am. Jur. 2d, A.L.R. and C.J.S. references. — 79 Am. Jur. 2d Wills § 841.

Person entitled to appeal from decree admitting will to probate or denying probate, 88 A.L.R. 1158.

Power and duty of probate court to set aside decree admitting forged instrument to probate as a will, 115 A.L.R. 473.

95 C.J.S. Wills § 497.

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