§ 45-1-301 Application
§ 45-1-302 Subject matter jurisdiction of district and probate courts
§ 45-1-302.1 Concurrent jurisdiction
§ 45-1-303 Venue; multiple proceedings; transfer
§ 45-1-304 Civil practice
§ 45-1-305 Records and certified copies
§ 45-1-306 Jury trial
§ 45-1-307 Probate court; powers
§ 45-1-308 Appeals from district court
§ 45-1-310 Oath or affirmation on filed documents

Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes > Chapter 45 > Article 1 > Part 3

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.