Legal Information: New Mexico
Do I have to register my protection order in NM in order to get it enforced?
No. NM state law gives full protection to an out-of-state protection order.1
However, if you petitioned for a protection order and the court issued both you and your abuser protection orders (mutual protection orders), and your abuser did not file his/her own petition for the protection order, then NM may not enforce your protection order.
1N.M.S.A. § 40-13-6(E)
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