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In 2020 the Supreme Court approved the following new, amended, and withdrawn rules and forms. This page will be updated as additional amendments are approved.


Composition of Board of Bar Examiners Hearing Committee [Order No. 20-8300-001 and Rule 15-301 NMRA}

[Approved 8-31-20; effective 8-31-20]

Order No. 20-8300-001    Rule 15-301 NMRA


E-filing in Metropolitan Court [Order No. 20-8300-002 and Rule 3-205 NMRA]

[Approved 8-31-20; effective 10-15-20]

Order No. 20-8300-002    Rule 3-205 NMRA


Enforcement of mediated settlement agreements [Order No. 20-8300-003 and new Rule 1-106 NMRA]

[Approved 8-31-20; effective 10-15-20]

Order No. 20-8300-003     Rule 1-106 NMRA


Pretrial detention and release [Order Nos. 20-8300-013, 20-8300-019, and 20-8300-021 and Rules 5-301, 5-302, 5-401, 5-403, 5-409, 6-409, 6-501, 7-409, and 7-501 NMRA]

[Approved 10-09-20 and 11-20-20; effective 11-23-20]

Order No. 20-8300-013   Order No. 20-8300-019    Order No. 20-8300-021   Rule 5-301 NMRA   Rule 5-302 NMRA    Rule 5-401 NMRA    

Rule 5-403 NMRA     Rule 5-409 NMRA    Rule 6-409 NMRA     Rule 6-501 NMRA    Rule 7-409 NMRA     Rule 7-501 NMRA 


Voluntary relinquishment of parental rights and consent to adoption [Order No. 20-8300-007 and New Forms 10-541 and 10-542 NMRA]

[Approved 11-1-20; effective 12-31-20]

Order No. 20-8300-007    New Form 10-541 NMRA    New Form 10-542 NMRA


Consumer debt litigation in magistrate and metropolitan courts [Order No. 20-8300-007 and New Forms 10-541 and 10-542 NMRA]

[Approved 11-1-20; effective 12-31-20]

Order No. 20-8300-005    Form 4-226 NMRA


 

Subpoena forms [Order No. 20-8300-005 and Forms 4-503, 4-504, 4-505, and 4-505A NMRA]

[Approved 11-1-20; effective 12-31-20]

 

Order No. 20-8300-005    Form 4-503 NMRA    Form 4-504 NMRA    Form 4-505 NMRA    Form 4-505A NMRA


 

Tenant rights in eviction proceedings [Order No. 20-8300-018 and Forms 4-901, 4-901A, and 4-902 NMRA]

[Approved 11-1-20; effective 12-31-20]

Order No. 20-8300-018    Form 4-901 NMRA    Form 4-901A NMRA    Form 4-902 NMRA


 

Restrictions on use of social media [Order No. 20-8300-010 and Forms 4-963, 4-963A, 4-965, and 4-970 NMRA]

[Approved 11-1-20; effective 12-31-20]

Order No. 20-8300-010    Form 4-963 NMRA    Form 4-963A NMRA   Form 4-965 NMRA     Form 4-970 NMRA


Form specific to petitioner no longer necessary [Order No. 20-8300-010 and Withdrawn Form 4-971 NMRA]

[Approved 11-1-20; effective 12-31-20]

Order No. 20-8300-010    Withdrawn Form 4-971 NMRA


 

Self-study credit for participating in approved legal activities [Order No. 20-8300-015 and Rules 18-201 and 18-204 NMRA]

[Approved 11-1-20; effective 12-31-20]

Order No. 20-8300-015    Rule 18-201 NMRA    Rule 18-204 NMRA


 

Withdrawal of Appendix A [Order No. 20-8300-011 and Withdrawn Appendix A to Rule Set 18 NMRA]

[Approved 11-1-20; effective 12-31-20]

Order No. 20-8300-011    Withdrawn Appendix A to Rule Set 18 NMRA


 

Notifications to pro se parties under Rule 17-212 NMRA [Order No. 20-8300-014 and Rule 17-212 NMRA]

[Approved 11-1-20; effective 12-31-20]

Order No. 20-8300-014    Rule 17-212 NMRA


 

Inventorying attorneys, client files, and trust fund disbursements [Order No. 20-8300-014 and Rule 17-213 NMRA]

[Approved 11-1-20; effective 12-31-20]

Order No. 20-8300-014    Rule 17-213 NMRA


Electronic copies of transcripts [Order No. 20-8300-014 and Rule 17-313 NMRA]

[Approved 11-1-20; effective 12-31-20]

Order No. 20-8300-014    Rule 17-313 NMRA


Board of Bar Commissioner districts and representation; extension of commissioner terms when a commissioner is elected to the Board of Bar Commissioners [Order No. 20-8300-016 and Rule 24-101 NMRA]

[Approved 11-1-20; effective 12-31-20]

Order No. 20-8300-016    Rule 24-101 NMRA


 

Recompilation [Order No. 20-8300-017 and Rule 24-101A NMRA, recompiled as Rule 24-101.1 NMRA]

[Approved 11-1-20; effective 12-31-20]

Order No. 20-8300-017    Rule 24-101.1 NMRA



Expedited appeals from orders regarding assisted outpatient treatment [Order No. 20-8300-009 and New Rule 12-207.1 NMRA]

[Approved 11-1-20; effective 12-31-20]

 

Order No. 20-8300-009    New Rule 12-207.1 NMRA


 

Depositions upon oral examination [Order No. 20-8300-005 and Rule 1-030 NMRA]

[Approved 11-1-20; effective 12-31-20]

Order No. 20-8300-005    Rule 1-030 NMRA


Procedures governing subpoenas [Order No. 20-8300-005 and Rules 1-045, 2-502, and 3-502 NMRA]

[Approved 11-1-20; effective 12-31-20]

Order No. 20-8300-005    Rule 1-045 NMRA    Rule 2-502 NMRA    Rule 3-502 NMRA


 

Consumer debt litigation in magistrate and metropolitan courts [Order No. 20-8300-005 and Rules 2-201, 2-401, 2-702, 2-703, 3-201, 3-401, 3-702, and 3-704 NMRA]

[Approved 11-1-20; effective 12-31-20]

Order No. 20-8300-005    Rule 2-201 NMRA     Rule 2-401 NMRA     Rule 2-702 NMRA     Rule 2-703 NMRA      Rule 3-201 NMRA   Rule 3-401 NMRA     Rule 3-702 NMRA    Rule 3-704 NMRA 


Timeliness of filing of information; bail bonds [Order No. 20-8300-008 and Rules 5-201, 6-202, and 7-202 NMRA]

[Approved 11-1-20; effective 12-31-20]

 Order No. 20-8300-008    Rule 5-201 NMRA     Rule 7-202 NMRA     Rule 6-202 NMRA 


Arrests without a warrant [Order No. 20-8300-008 and Rules 5-210, 6-201, 6-206, 7-201, 7-206, 8-201, and 8-205 NMRA]

[Approved 11-1-20; effective 12-31-20]

Order No. 20-8300-008    Rule 5-210 NMRA    Rule 6-201 NMRA     Rule 6-206 NMRA     Rule 7-201 NMRA     Rule 7-206 NMRA     Rule 8-201 NMRA     Rule 8-205 NMRA 


 

Non-attorney prosecutions in magistrate and metropolitan courts [Order No. 20-8300-008 and Rules 6-108 and 7-108 NMRA]

[Approved 11-1-20; effective 12-31-20]

Order No. 20-8300-008    Rule 6-108 NMRA    Rule 7-108 NMRA 


 

Instructions relating to common law contracts actions [Order No. 20-8300-006 and New UJI 13-834 NMRA; UJI 13-801, 13-808, 13-811, 13-812, 13-816, 13-817, 13-819, 13-825, 13-826, 13-827, 13-828, 13-835, 13-839, 13-841, and 13-861 NMRA; and UJI Chapter 8 Appendices]

[Approved 11-1-20; effective 12-31-20]

Order No. 20-8300-006    New UJI 13-834 NMRA    UJI 13-816 NMRA    UJI 13-801 NMRA    UJI 13-808 NMRA     UJI 13-811 NMRA UJI 13-812 NMRA    UJI 13-817 NMRA     UJI 13-819 NMRA    UJI 13-826 NMRA     UJI 13-825 NMRA    UJI 13-827 NMRA UJI 13-828 NMRA    UJI 13-841 NMRA    UJI 13-835 NMRA     UJI 13-839 NMRA    UJI 13-861 NMRA    UJI 13 Chapter 8 Appendices NMRA 


Procedure for instructing on uncharged offenses [Order No. 20-8300-004, UJI 14-140, 14-1630, 14-1632, 14-1633, 14-1642, 14-1697, 14-2204, 14-2205, 14-2206, 14-2207, 14-2209, 14-2240, 14-2801, 14-2810, 14-2817, 14-2821, 14-5170, 14-5173, and 14-5174 NMRA]

[Approved 11-1-20; effective 12-31-20]

Order No. 20-8300-004    UJI 14-1632 NMRA    UJI 14-140 NMRA     UJI 14-1633 NMRA     UJI 14-1630 NMRA     UJI 14-2204 NMRA     UJI 14-1697 NMRA    UJI 14-2205 NMRA    UJI 14-1642 NMRA    UJI 14-2206 NMRA     UJI 14-2209 NMRA    UJI 14-2207 NMRA     UJI 14-2240 NMRA    UJI 14-2801 NMRA    UJI 14-2810 NMRA    UJI 14-2817 NMRA    UJI 14-2821 NMRA    UJI 14-5173 NMRA UJI 14-5170 NMRA     UJI 14-5174 NMRA 


Modifications to avoid judicial comment on the evidence [Order No. 20-8300-004 and UJI 14-985, 14-4320, and 14-4321 NMRA]

[Approved 11-1-20; effective 12-31-20]

Order No. 20-8300-004    UJI 14-985 NMRA    UJI 14-4320 NMRA    UJI 14-4321 NMRA 


Arson; value of damage [Order No. 20-8300-004 and UJI 14-1701 NMRA]  

[Approved 11-1-20; effective 12-31-20]

Order No. 20-8300-004     UJI 14-1701 NMRA 

 


Lost, destroyed, or uncollected evidence; adverse inference [Order No. 20-8300-004 and New UJI 14-5062 NMRA]

[Approved 11-1-20; effective 12-31-20]

Order No. 20-8300-004    New UJI 14-5062 NMRA 


Procedure for instructing on lesser-included offenses [Order No. 20-8300-004 and New UJI 14-6002A and 14-6002B NMRA; UJI 14-6012 NMRA; and Withdrawn UJI 14-250, 14-625, and 14-6002 NMRA]

[Approved 11-1-20; effective 12-31-20]

Order No. 20-8300-004    New UJI 14-6002A NMRA    New UJI 14-6002B NMRA     Withdrawn UJI 14-625 NMRA    Withdrawn UJI 14-250 NMRA  UJI 14-6012 NMRA    Withdrawn UJI 14-6002 NMRA  


Peremptory excusals [Order No. 20-8300-020 and Rules 1-088.1, 2-106, 3-106, 5-106, 6-106, 7-106, and 10-162 NMRA]

[Approved 11-1-20; effective 12-31-20]

Order No. 20-8300-020    Rule 3-106 NMRA   Rule 5-106 NMRA    Rule 2-106 NMRA    Rule 1-088.1 NMRA    Rule 7-106 NMRA    Rule 10-162 NMRA    Rule 6-106 NMRA