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1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for New Mexico on
Q: Once tenant has been given 3-day eviction notice for non-payment of rent, what is the next step for the landlord?

Does landlord contact sheriff's dept? Is there a form to complete? Is there a fee? How long does this take once the tenant has not responded to the 3-day eviction notice?

Jake A. Garrison
Jake A. Garrison
answered on Sep 11, 2018

Good afternoon. If this is a residential property, then after the three-days notice has expired, you must go through a process known as "Restitution/Possession".

This is a Court proceeding and is dictated by a set of laws called the "Uniform Owner-Resident Relations...
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