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Taos County District and Magistrate Courthouse

105 Albright Street, Suite M, Taos , NM 87571

Colfax County District and Magistrate Courthouse

1413 South Second Street, Raton, NM 87740

Union County District and Magistrate Courthouse

100 Court Street, Suite 5 Clayton, NM 88415

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Eighth Judicial District – General Jury Information

New Mexico Judiciary Remote Proceedings and  Meeting Standards

Remote and Hybrid Hearings Plan

Press Release

Eighth Judicial District & Magistrate Courts, Union County (Modified Public Business Hours – 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.,Open during the Noon Hour.

 

December 15, 2022 Press Release

Union County Magistrate Court Temporary Relocation

FAMILY LAW CLINICS happening the first Wednesday of each month.


Eighth Judicial District Jury and Court Management 

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Child Support Hearings involving CSED are currently being held via Google Meet. Please refer to your Notice of Hearing. 
For questions, about Taos cases please call the District Court Clerk’s Office
(575) 758-3173. Thank You!!

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Emails for people representing themselves to file by email:

Taos District Court:                 taodpublic@nmcourts.gov
Raton District Court:               ratdpublic@nmcourts.gov
Clayton District Court:            cladpublic@nmcourts.gov
Taos Magistrate Court:          taosmag@nmcourts.gov
Raton Magistrate Court:        ratm@nmcourts.gov
Springer Magistrate Court:   sprmpublic@nmcourts.gov
Clayton Magistrate Court:     clampublic@nmcourts.gov

Fax Numbers for people representing themselves to use to File by Fax:

Taos District Court:        (575) 751-1281 (Clerks’ Office Fax Number)
Raton District Court:      (575) 445-2626 (Clerks’ Office Fax Number)
Clayton District Court    (575) 374-2089 (Clerks’ Office Fax Number)
Taos Magistrate Court:  (575) 751-0983
Raton District Court:        (575) 445-8966
Springer District:             (575) 483-0127
Clayton District Court:    (575) 374-9368

DISTRICT COURT PHONE NUMBERS

Taos County District Court- 575-758-3173
Colfax County District Court (Raton)- 575-445-5585
Union County District Court (Clayton)- 575-374-9577

MAGISTRATE COURT PHONE NUMBERS

Taos Magistrate Court- 575-758-4030
Colfax County Magistrate Court (Raton)- 575-445-2220
Colfax County Magistrate Court (Springer)- 575-483-2417
Union County Magistrate Court (Clayton)- 575-374-9472 

STANDING ORDER REGARDING NEWS MEDIA IN THE TAOS COUNTY COURTHOUSE (UPDATED AUGUST 28, 2018)

STANDING ORDER REGARDING NEWS MEDIA IN THE COLFAX COUNTY COURTHOUSE (FEBRUARY 11, 2021)

 

JURY SERVICE:

TAOS COUNTY – TAOS DISTRICT AND MAGISTRATE COURT
Eighth Judicial District and Magistrate Court (Taos)
105 Albright Street, Suite N, Taos New Mexico 87571

Jury Message for the week of March 4, 2024.

 

There are two jury selections this week. Both will be held remotely.

Jurors with service date beginning 1/29/24 with sequence numbers from 735 to 972 are instructed to report for online remote jury selection via Google Meets on Monday, March 4th at 8:30am.

Jurors with service date beginning 1/29/24 with sequence numbers from 982 to 1247 are instructed to report for online remote jury selection via Google Meets on Wednesday, March 6th at 8:30am. Please confirm the appearance date the evening of Tuesday, March 5th for any updates.

All other jurors are instructed to check back the evening of Wednesday, March 6th for updated instructions.

Instructions for remote jury selection have been sent via email and are also available on our website. You must appear by video connection

As always, we thank you for your service.

Jury Selections will be conducted remotely via Google Meets on 03/04/24 and 03/06/24

Please log on by clicking the following link for March 4th:  meet.google.com/rmp-eycj-wko

Please log on by clicking the following link for March 6thmeet.google.com/jiv-knhs-dhd

Please be on time and note that you must have a camera and internet access to appear for online jury selection. This can be done using a computer or mobile device with internet and video. Your camera must remain on at all times.  Your display name must be your first and last name. Do not log on from your place of work or while driving.  Ensure that you are in Taos County and in a quiet environment away from distractions.If you do not have a camera and/or internet access, you must report to Taos County Courthouse for jury selection at 8:30 AM.

***THOSE SELECTED TO SERVE ON THE JURY WILL BE REQUIRED TO REPORT TO TAOS COUNTY COURTHOUSE AFTER THE JURY SELECTION PROCESS THE SAME DAY.  If you need to make arrangements for transportation, childcare, employment, etc., please do so in advance. Please review the informational video on how to use Google Meets by clicking the following link: https://eighthdistrictcourt.nmcourts.gov/jury-information-overview/  Thank you for your service.

     

    COLFAX COUNTY – RATON DISTRICT & MAGISTRATE COURTS

    Eighth Judicial District Court (Colfax)
    1413 S 2nd Street, Raton NM 87740

    Jury Message for the week of March 4, 2024

    Juror with the service dates starting January 10 and ending April 10, 2024;

    Jurors in sequence (1-150), there are no Jury Selections for the week of March 4 – March 8, 2024.

    Jurors in sequence (151-300), please report for Jury Selection on Friday, March 8, 2024 at 9:00am.

    Jurors in sequence (301-450), there are no Jury Selections for the week of March 4 – March 8, 2024.

    Jurors in sequence (451-600), there are no Jury Selections for the week of March 4 – March 8, 2024.

    *** Save the Dates:  Jurors may be utilized for the following dates:  March 12th,  14th,15th & March 25th, 2024.***

    Please remember to call every Friday after 5:00pm as well as the night before a scheduled trial for any possible updates.  You may also check your emails and/or text messages frequently for information regarding service.

    If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the clerk’s office to speak with the jury clerks

    As always, thank you for your time, patience and public service!

    Please remember to call every Friday after 5:00pm as well as the night before a scheduled trial for any possible updates.
    You may also 
    check your emails and/or text messages frequently for information regarding service.

    If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the clerk’s office to speak with the jury clerks

    As always, thank you for your time, patience and public service!

     

     

     

     

     

    COLFAX COUNTY – SPRINGER MAGISTRATE COURT 

    Eighth Judicial Magistrate Court (Colfax)
    15 Airport Rd SW, Springer, NM 87747

    Jury Message for the week of March 4, 2024 [UPDATED ON MARCH 1, 2024 AT 12:50PM]

    We are located at 15 Airport Road SW in Springer, NM 87747.

    Jurors that started service December 4th, 2023.

    Our next Jury Trial will be on Wednesday March 6th please report at 8am.

    Jurors save the dates March 6th, and 7th for upcoming Jury Trials.

    Please remember to call on Tuesday March 5th after 5pm for the final updates. You may also check your emails and/or text messages frequently for information regarding service.

    Any requests for postponements or excusals need to be submitted a minimum of a week prior.

    If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the clerk’s office to speak with the jury clerk.

    As always, thank you for your time, patience and public service!

     

     

     

    UNION COUNTY – CLAYTON DISTRICT & MAGISTRATE COURT

    Eighth Judicial District Court (Union)
    100 Court Street, Suite 5, Clayton, NM 88415

    Jury Message for the week of March 4, 2024

    Juror Groups with a term of service February 26, 2024 to May 24, 2024

    Group 1000, (Sequence 001 to 150), and Group 1001 (Sequence 151 to 300), Group 1002 (Sequence 101 to 450), & Group 1003 (Sequence 451-600), Group 1004 (Sequence 601-800), and Group 1005 (Sequence 801-900),  there are no jury trial selections scheduled.

    Juror Groups will receive a text message or email when needed for a jury trial selection.

    Please continue checking your preferred notification (Text or Email),  every Friday after 5:00 p.m.  You may also check the juror portal at https://jurorportal.nmcourts.gov/; or check our website at www.nmcourts.gov, for updated jury information.

    Thank you for your valuable service!

    SAVE THE DATES:  March 13, 2024 and March 18, 2024, April 17, 2024, & May 15, 2024