2023 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 45 - Uniform Probate Code
Article 2 - Intestate Succession and Wills
Part 10 - INTERNATIONAL WILLS
Section 45-2-1006 - International will; effect of certificate.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 45-2-1006 (2023)

In the absence of evidence to the contrary, the certificate of the authorized person is conclusive of the formal validity of the instrument as a will under Sections 45-2-1101 through 45-2-1110 NMSA 1978 [45-2-1001 to 45-2-1010 NMSA 1978]. The absence or irregularity of a certificate does not affect the formal validity of a will under Sections 45-2-1101 through 45-2-1110 NMSA 1978.

History: 1978 Comp., § 45-2-1106, enacted by Laws 1992, ch. 66, § 12; recompiled as 1978 Comp., § 45-2-1006 by Laws 1993, ch. 174, § 67.

ANNOTATIONS

Official comments.See Commissioners on Uniform State Law official comment to 2-1006 UPC.

Bracketed material. — The bracketed material was inserted by the compiler and is not part of the law. The bracketed translations were inserted in light of the 1993 recompilation of this part.

Recompilations. — Laws 1993, ch. 174, § 66 recompiled former 45-2-1006 NMSA 1978, as enacted by Laws 1992, ch. 66, § 6, relating to the statutory rule against perpetuities, as 45-2-906 NMSA 1978, effective July 1, 1993.

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