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With 123DivorceMe you complete ALL the required New Mexico specific forms and Marital Settlement Agreement online yourself without the cost of a lawyer. In less than 1 hour you can have your completed divorce forms ready for signing, addressing property/debt division, custody, support, name changes, and more. Instantly print your completed paperwork from your own computer, sign, and file for divorce today.
Residency Requirements: 6 Months
Where to File: County in which the Petitioner or Respondent resides
No-Fault Grounds: Incompatibility
Filing Spouse: Petitioner
Non-Filing Spouse: Respondent
Court Title: State of New Mexico, In the District Court, ( ) County
Waiting Period to Re-Marry: None
You or your spouse must meet the New Mexico residency requirements for the District Court to have jurisdiction of your case. The requirements before filing your Petition for Dissolution of Marriage (the document that initiates your divorce) are as follows:
Either party has resided in this state for at least six months immediately preceding the date of the filing and has a domicile in New Mexico. The petition is to be filed in the county in which either spouse reside.
Persons serving in any military branch of the United States government who have been continuously stationed in any military base or installation in New Mexico for such period of six months shall, for the purposes hereof, be deemed to have a domicile of the state and county where such military base or installation is located.
In order to use this service, you and your spouse must agree (or eventually agree) on getting the divorce. Your spouse's participation is minimal, being he or she will only have to sign a few documents and return them to you for filing with the court.
The most common "uncontested" ground for divorce in New Mexico is:
All of your documents will be current according to New Mexico statutes and will address over 100 issues. A few of these issues are; assets, property, current debts, future debts, insurances, retirement and pension accounts, spousal support/alimony, real estate, small businesses, tax filings, name changes, and professional fees. If you have children, our service will also address physical and legal custody arrangements, visitation schedules, child support, and health and medical coverage.
If you desire, you can visit the New Mexico State Website for more information about New Mexico divorce laws.
Our service will utilize the most effective procedures in which to get an uncontested divorce. By applying these simplified rules permitted by your local court, your divorce will be simple and affordable. These court rules are as follows:
Marital settlement agreements and contracts for separation are specifically authorized by law and must be in writing. Any marital settlement agreements should be recorded in the county where the spouses reside.
Domestic Relations Information Sheet
Petition for Dissolution of Marriage
Appearance, Waiver and Consent
Verified Marital Settlement Agreement
Schedule for Visitation of Minor Children (attach to MSA and Parenting
Parenting Plan and Child Support Obligation
Child Support Worksheet
Affidavit Concerning Child Custody
Final Decree of Dissolution of Marriage
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