Legal Information: New Mexico

New Mexico Custody

April 28, 2016

Custody currently does not have information available about New Mexico custody law.  However, we hope the following links to outside sources may be helpful. provides answers to some frequently asked questions about New Mexico custody laws, including questions about sole and joint custody, how courts decide who gets custody, residency requirements, and whether a custody order can ever be changed.

The New Mexico Supreme Court Law Library has links to family law court forms, including a parenting plan and child support worksheet. is unrelated to the above organizations and cannot vouch for the accuracy of their sites.  We provide these links for your information only.

Below is general information about custody that is not specific to New Mexico.