Links to State and Tribal Child Welfare Law and Policy - New Mexico

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Statutes

Website for Statutes:

https://nmonesource.com/nmos/nmsa/en/nav_date.do 

Citations:

  • Adoption: chapter 32A, article 5; chapter 40, article 7B
  • Child protection: chapter 32A, article 4
  • Child welfare: chapter 32A, articles 3A, 3B, 4 (§§ 32A-4-25 through 32A-4-35), 11, 17; chapter 40, articles 7A, 15, 16
  • Guardianship: chapter 32A, article 4 (§§ 32A-4-31, 32A-4-32); chapter 40, article 10B
  • Youth services: chapter 32A, article 4 (§§ 32A-4-25.2, 32A-4-25.3)
  • Indian child welfare: chapter 32A, articles 1 (§§ 32A-1-8, 32A-1-14), 4 (§§ 32A-4-6, 32A-4-9, 32A-4-22, 32A-4-25), 5 (§§ 32A-5-4, 32A-5-5, 32A-5-13, 32A-5-15 through 32A-5-17, 32A-5-21, 32A-5-27, 32A-5-28), article 10B (§§ 32A-10B-6, 32A-10B-8), 22 (§ 32A-22-5); chapter 40, article 10A (§ 40-10A-104)

Regulation/Policy

Website for Administrative Code:

https://nmonesource.com/nmos/nmac/en/nav_date.do 

Notes:

See title 8, chapters 8, 10, 26.

Website for Agency Policies:

https://cyfd.org/for-providers/info-and-manuals 

Other Resources

New Mexico Court Rules 

Resources from the Judicial Education Center:

Tribal codes available online: