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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 Courthouse

100 Court Street, Suite 5 Clayton, NM 88415

ANNOUNCEMENTS

December 15, 2022 Press Release
Union County Magistrate Court Temporary Relocation

Masks are REQUIRED to be worn in the Courtrooms and Hearing Rooms. Please bring your mask with you!
Thank you!!

FAMILY LAW CLINICS happening the first Wednesday of each month.


Eighth Judicial District Jury and Court Management 

Press Release
New NM Supreme Court Order issued July 6, 2020

Eighth Judicial District Jury and Court Management Plan During the Covid-19 Pandemic

9/1/2020 Amendment to District Jury & Court Management Plan During the Covid-19 Pandemic

New Mexico Judiciary – Committed to Keeping Courthouses Safe

By order of the NM Supreme Court, anyone entering and while in the courthouse must wear a mask or protective face covering that covers the nose and mouth.

Raton Magistrate Court has moved and is now at the District Court, 1413 South 2nd Street, Raton, NM 87740 in the Leon Karelitz Judicial Center, Colfax County. To reach the Raton Magistrate Court please call (575) 445-2220. To get documents to the court email ratm@nmcourts.gov
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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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  • PLEASE NOTE – All Courts in the Eighth Judicial District, including all District and Magistrate Courts in Taos, Raton, Clayton, and Springer WILL REMAIN OPEN during the COVID-19 Emergency. We are asking individuals not to come to the court if they have traveled to a high-risk area or are displaying symptoms of COVID-19.  If you are scheduled to appear in court but are at risk as described above, you must call the court at the numbers listed below. 

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:

Masks are REQUIRED to be worn in the Courtrooms, Hearing Rooms, and Jury Assembly Areas. Please bring your mask with you! 

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  February 6, 2023 

  • There are NO (0) jury trials set for the week of February 6th.

    Please check back on February 10th for instructions for the week of February 13th.

       

           

          COLFAX COUNTY – RATON DISTRICT COURT
          Eighth Judicial District Court (Colfax)
          1413 S 2nd Street, Raton NM 87740

          Jury Message for the week of  February 6, 2023   

            Jurors with service dates starting November 14, 2022 through February 14, 2023 that are in groups numbers 1000, 1001, 1002 & 1003, you do not have to report for Jury Service for the week of February 6, 2023

             

            Jurors with service dates starting December 16, 2022 through March 16, 2023; Jurors in groups 5000, 5001, 5002 & 5003, you do not have to report for Jury Service during the week of February 6, 2023

             

            Jurors with service dates starting December 16, 2022 through March 16, 2023 that are in group 48, you do not have to report for Jury Service for the week of February 6, 2022.

             

            Please check your emails frequently for information regarding service.

            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!

             

             

            COLFAX COUNTY – RATON & SPRINGER MAGISTRATE COURT
            Eighth Judicial Magistrate Court (Colfax)
            1413 S 2nd Street, Raton NM 87740

            Jury Message for the week of February 6, 2023

            Please make sure you know of which Group you are a member.

            Group 5000-5001: Please report to the Court on February 9th at 8:30am for Jury Selection and Trial to follow. 

            Group 1000-1001: Please report to the Court on February 8th at 8:00am for orientation with trial to follow.

            All Groups: Please continue to call the Raton Magistrate Jury reporting line every Friday after 5:00 pm as well as the night before a scheduled trial for updates.

            We will also be sending text and email reminders for those signed up to receive electronic notifications.

            Thank you for your valuable 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 February 6, 2023

             

            Jurors with a service term of November 30, 2022 to March 3, 2023

            Jurors in Group 3000 (Sequence 001-150), and Group 3001 (Sequence 151-300), Jurors in Group 3002 (Sequence 301-450) and Group 3003 (Sequence 451-600) there are no jury trial selections scheduled for your group the week of February 6, 2023. Please continue checking your preferred notification (text or email); the juror portal at https://jurorportal.nmcourts.gov/; or check our website at www.nmcourts.gov, the weekend of February 10, 2023, after 5:00 p.m. for updated jury information. Thank you for your valuable service!

            Save the Date:  Jurors will be utilized on February 14, 2023 & February 15, 2023

             

            Jurors with a service term of February 27, 2023 to May 26, 2023

            Jurors in Group 1000 (Sequence 001-150), Group 1001 (Sequence 151-300), Group 1002 (Sequence 301-450), Group 1003 (Sequence 451-600), please start checking your preferred notification (text or email); the juror portal at https://jurorportal.nmcourts.gov/; or check our website at www.nmcourts.gov, the weekend of February 24, 2023, after 5:00 p.m. for updated jury information. Thank you for your valuable service!

            Save the Date:  Jurors will be utilized on March 6, 2023, March 14, 2023, March 27. 2023, & April 3, 2023