Analysis

Synopsis:

 Senate Bill 352 (SB 352) relates to probate courts. SB 352 allows probate judges to sign orders or other documents from a location in the county that is not the county seat. SB 352 repeals Section 34-7-5 NMSA 1978, pertaining to penalties for probate judges or clerks.

Analysis:

 Senate Bill 352 (SB 352) relates to probate courts.

Repealed by this act: 
•	Failure to Hold Court or Keep Clerk's Office at County Seat-Penalty, Section 34-7-5 NMSA 1978.


Changed Law: Probate Courts to be held at County Seats-Allowed Locations for Signing Orders, Section 34-7-4 NMSA 1978.

SB 352 requires the court of each probate judge of this state to be located in the county seat of the county the probate judge serves. 

SB 352 requires each probate clerk will, at all times, to have that clerk's office in the county seat of the county in which the court is located. 

SB 352 allows a probate judge to sign orders or other documents related to probate court matters from any location in the county in which the probate judge serves.


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