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My name is***** have over 16 years experience in the law. Should you like to chat on the phone I am happy to for a nominal cost. Let me know at any time during our question and answer session if you are interested I am happy to give you more details.The law that covers this can be seen her
http://law.justia.com/codes/new-mexico/2013/chapter-31/article-17/section-31-17-1The key portion isAt any time during the probation or parole period, the defendant or the victim may request and the court shall grant a hearing on any matter related to the plan of restitution.So if you had 4.5 years of probation? The court can hold the restitution hearing at any time during that probation period.This is the part of my job I don't like...when the law is not in favor of my customer. I wish I could tell you that there was a 6 month window to hold the hearing, but I can only provide you information based on the law so that you can act on the best available information to you...I wish I had better news, but can only hope you recognize and understand my predicament and don't shoot the messenger. I'm sorry!Please let me know if you have more questions. I am happy to help if I can. Otherwise, please rate the answer so I may get credit for my work.