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.
Intestate Succession in New Mexico
If you die without a will in New Mexico, your assets will go to your closest relatives under state “intestate succession” laws.
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.
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.
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.