How to Become an Organ Donor in New Mexico
To be part of the solution to the ongoing need in New Mexico for donated organs and tissues, take the following steps to become a donor after your death.
Burial & Cremation Laws in New Mexico
Each state has laws about how a body is handled after death.
New Mexico Home Funeral Laws
Learn the rules that govern home funerals in New Mexico.
Making a Will in New Mexico
How to make a will in New Mexico, and what can happen if you don't.
Make a Living Trust in New Mexico
What is a living trust? A trust is an arrangement under which one person, called a trustee, holds legal title to property for another person, called a beneficiary.
What Happens to Digital Assets in New Mexico
New Mexico does not currently have any laws about what happens to digital assets after death.
Intestate Succession in New Mexico
What happens if you die without a will? Learn about intestacy in New Mexico.
New Mexico Restrictions on Who Can Serve as Executor
Learn the rules about who can be your personal representative in New Mexico.
ABLE Accounts in New Mexico: A Savings Plan for Disability Costs
ABLE accounts are bank accounts that allow people with special needs to save money without jeopardizing their disability benefits. New Mexico has no plans to provide ABLE accounts to its residents.
Making a Financial Power of Attorney in New Mexico
Why do I need a New Mexico financial power of attorney? If you become ill or injured and you can't take care of your own finances, someone else must step in to help.
Do I Need to Have My New Mexico Living Will Witnessed or Notarized?
In New Mexico, your living will and medical power of attorney are combined into a single form called an advance health care directive.
New Mexico's Medical Orders for Scope of Treatment (MOST) Form
In New Mexico, a Medical Orders for Scope of Treatment (MOST) form describes health care wishes for people facing a life-threatening medical condition. Learn how it works.
New Mexico Living Wills and Advance Health Care Directives: What You Need to Know
Don't put off making a New Mexico advance health care directive (power of attorney and living will).
Probate Shortcuts in New Mexico
New Mexico offers some probate shortcuts for "small estates." These procedures make it easier for survivors to transfer property left by a person who has died.
Avoiding Probate in New Mexico
Probate court proceedings (during which a deceased person's assets are transferred to the people who inherit them) can be long, costly, and confusing.