Tag Archives: Post-Judgment Motions

NM Court of Appeals: Party defaulted as a discovery sanction may still contest amount of damages

On Wednesday, the New Mexico Court of Appeals issued Couch v. Williams, written by Judge Bustamante. The case contains at least two points of interest: 1. Post-judgment motions filed under NMSA 1978, Section 39-1-1 are not governed by the standards that … Continue reading

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Court of Appeals confirms that deemed denied provision in statute is no longer valid.

In the past, New Mexico’s rules governing post-judgment motions contained many “deemed denied” provisions.  For example, if a post-judgment motion were timely filed, and the district court did not act on the motion within 30 days, the motion was deemed … Continue reading

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