The public will soon have easy online access to legal materials. 

More and more New Mexicans are representing themselves in civil cases, but finding the required forms and state statutes is challenging. Residents would have to physically go to a courthouse and often pay for them. Now, the state has created a free online database. 

To access the website, which will go live Wednesday, May 1, click here.

Also starting Wednesday, the public may view brief instructional videos on the “Search Laws” page of the New Mexico Compilation Commission’s YouTube channel available through its website at Topics such as how to look up a statute, court opinion or court rule and how to download a court form are available.