Why are my family members acting crazy in our probate case?

The death of a family member is difficult even under the best of circumstances. Add in the stress of dealing with the legal process, and it can quickly become a painful ordeal for your whole family. If you are involved in litigation or a lawsuit about a family member’s will or estate, you may find…
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August 24, 2023 0

The Key to Removing a Personal Representative in New Mexico

Often when there is a will contest there is a fight over who will be the personal representative (PR). Under certain conditions, you may be able to ask the court to remove the current PR and appoint a new one. The key to removing a personal representative in New Mexico is to make sure that…
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June 21, 2023 0

Personal Representatives in New Mexico

A personal representative (“PR”) administers and winds down a decedent’s estate. What does this mean? Essentially, the PR must distribute the decedent’s money and property according to the probated will or, if there is no will, according to New Mexico’s laws of intestate succession. The PR also pays certain bills and taxes for the decedent.…
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June 19, 2023 0

Challenging a Will in New Mexico

Most of the time, a there is no fight over the will. But sometimes the there can be disagreement over whether a will is valid. When that happens, the parties must fight it out in court in what is called a “will contest.” This page gives an overview of challenging a will in New Mexico.…
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June 13, 2023 0