§ 56-9-1 [Transfers to prefer creditors; effect; exception of mortgage in good faith.]
§ 56-9-2 [Interested persons may file suit.]
§ 56-9-3 [Parties; order for creditors to appear; publication of notice.]
§ 56-9-4 [Surrender of property to receiver.]
§ 56-9-5 [Distribution of assets; final judgment; appeal.]
§ 56-9-6 [Writ of ne exeat or attachment.]
§ 56-9-7 [Claims of creditors; verification.]
§ 56-9-8 [Voluntary assignment; assignment not operative until execution of bond; action on bond.]
§ 56-9-9 [Failure of assignee to settle estate; suit to compel settlement.]
§ 56-9-10 [Voluntary assignments; acknowledgment and recording.]
§ 56-9-11 [Inventory by assignee.]
§ 56-9-12 [Inventory to be accompanied by affidavit.]
§ 56-9-13 [Appraisement.]
§ 56-9-14 [Oath of appraisers.]
§ 56-9-15 [Filing of appraisement and oath.]
§ 56-9-16 [Compensation of appraisers.]
§ 56-9-17 [Additional property; appraisement.]
§ 56-9-18 [Statement of assignee; bond.]
§ 56-9-19 [Conditions of bond.]
§ 56-9-20 [Recording of bond; filing copies of bond and other papers with county clerk.]
§ 56-9-21 [Approval or rejection of bonds taken in vacation.]
§ 56-9-22 [Failure to give additional bond; revocation of authority.]
§ 56-9-23 [Old bond is valid until new bond approved.]
§ 56-9-24 [Suit on bond.]
§ 56-9-25 [Statement of accounts; time of making; dismissal for failure to make.]
§ 56-9-26 [Notice of filing accounts.]
§ 56-9-27 [Advertising paid by assignee; credit.]
§ 56-9-28 [Adjustment and allowance of demands.]
§ 56-9-29 [Notice of adjusting and allowing demands; publication;
§ 56-9-30 [Assignee may administer oaths to witnesses.]
§ 56-9-31 [Rejection of claims.]
§ 56-9-32 [Rejected claim; right to bring action; limitation.]
§ 56-9-33 [Judgments in favor of claimant certified to assignee.]
§ 56-9-34 [Claims of assignee; presentation to court; temporary assignee; allowance or rejection of claim.]
§ 56-9-35 [Failure of assignee to file inventory or give bond; citation to show cause.]
§ 56-9-36 [Dismissal of assignee.]
§ 56-9-37 [Insolvency or removal of security on bond.]
§ 56-9-38 [Appointment of new assignee.]
§ 56-9-39 [Dismissal of assignee; delivery of papers, moneys and effects.]
§ 56-9-40 [Sale of property; order of court; bond of assignee.]
§ 56-9-41 [Time for payment of claims; notice; refusal to pay;
§ 56-9-42 [Assignee to give information as to condition of estate.]
§ 56-9-43 [Petition for relief against assignee; citation; procedure.]
§ 56-9-44 [Exempt property not included in assignment.]
§ 56-9-45 [Prior liens not affected.]
§ 56-9-46 [Attachment not to issue after assignment.]
§ 56-9-47 [Preferences inure to benefit of all creditors alike.]
§ 56-9-48 [Discharge; application by assignee; notice; contents of petition.]
§ 56-9-49 [Hearing and determination of application for discharge.]
§ 56-9-50 [Appeals from final judgment.]
§ 56-9-51 [Bad or doubtful debts; sale or compromise; release of rights; report; notice; objections.]
§ 56-9-52 [Compensation of assignee and counsel.]
§ 56-9-53 [Compensation of assignee as counsel.]
§ 56-9-54 [Permission to assign moneys due from state or subdivision; procedure and limitations.]
§ 56-9-55 [Written notices of assignment required.]

Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes > Chapter 56 > Article 9

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • 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.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.