A judicial district shall create a “domestic relations mediation fund” of the judicial district. Money in the fund shall be used to offset the cost of operating the domestic relations mediation program and the supervised visitation program. Deposits to the fund shall include payments made through the imposition of a sliding fee scale pursuant to Sections 40-12-5 and 40-12-5.1 NMSA 1978, distributions pursuant to Section 34-6-40 NMSA 1978 and the collection of the surcharge provided for in Section 40-12-6 NMSA 1978.
History: Laws 1987, ch. 153, § 4; 2001, ch. 201, § 1.