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Purpose of Commission

"WHEREAS, this matter came on for consideration upon the Court's own motion to establish an ad hoc commission to study the operation and structure of the adult guardianship system in New Mexico, to report its findings to this Court and other participants in guardianship administration, and to make any recommendations it deems appropriate for improving the operation or structure of the New Mexico guardianship system;

NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS ORDERED that the New Mexico Adult Guardianship Study Commission hereby is ESTABLISHED;

IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Commission shall conduct such public information-gathering hearings as it determines helpful, shall review both facts and law relating to operation of the current system, shall consider proposed improvements to the current system, and shall submit its findings and recommendations to this Court without undue delay, including any recommendations the Commission may have for changes in court rules, statutes, administrative practices, additional resources, or any other proposals that may reasonably improve the guardianship system in New Mexico, with an initial status report to the Court no later than October 1, 2017, and such other interim and final reports as the Commission deems appropriate."


Supreme Court Order No. 17-8110 (April 6, 2017). 


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Meeting dates

April 28, 2017
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
John Milne Community Board Room
Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex
6400 Uptown Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
[Agenda and materials]
Adult Guardianship and Conservatorship: Overview of NM Law and Court Process.
May 12, 2017
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
State Bar Center
5121 Masthead St. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
June 2nd, 2017
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Third Judicial District Court
201 W. Picacho Ave. 
Las Cruces, NM 88005
[Agenda 6-2-17 (Revised 5-31-17).]​
[Meeting Materials 6-2-17]​
July 14th, 2017
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
State Capitol Building (Roundhouse)
Room 317
490 Old Santa Fe Trail
Santa Fe, New Mexico
[Agenda 7-14-17​]
[Meeting Materials 7-14-17]
[Meeting minutes]
August 11th, 2017
12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
State Bar Center
Modrall Classroom
5121 Masthead St. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
[Agenda and materials]
[Meeting minutes]
September 1st, 2017
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
State Bar Center
Keleher/Rodey Classrooms
5121 Masthead St. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
September 22nd, 2017
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
State Bar Center 
Rodey Classroom 
5121 Masthead St.NE 
Albuquerque, NM 87109​

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Public Comments

Members of the public are invited to submit written comments to the commission consistent with its objective of studying and recommending improvements to the guardianship system in New Mexico. Please note that the commission is an advisory body tasked with recommending improvements to the guardianship system as a whole. As such, the commission has no authority to affect the outcome of a particular case or proceeding.

Written comments may be posted on this page for public viewing in the order received. Comments that include confidential information or the names of specific individuals or entities may not be posted. You may submit a comment electronically using the form below or you may submit a comment by mail, email, or fax to

Joey D. Moya, Clerk
New Mexico Supreme Court
P.O. Box 848
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-0848
505-827-4837 (fax)

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