Making a Will in New Mexico
A will can help you protect your family and your property.
Make a Living Trust in New Mexico
Learn how to make a living trust in New Mexico.
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.
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.
Burial and Cremation Laws in New Mexico
Everything you need to know about burial and cremation in New Mexico.
New Mexico Home Funeral Laws
Learn the rules that govern home funerals in New Mexico.