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Eighth Judicial District Court

Tribunal del Octavo Distrito Judicial


Taos County District Courthouse

Taos District County Courthouse
105 Albright Street, Suite N, Taos , NM 87571
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Colfax County District Courthouse

Colfax District County Courthouse
1413 South Second Street, Raton, NM 87740
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Union County District Courthouse

Union District County Courthouse
100 Court Street, Suite 5 Clayton, NM 88415
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FAMILY LAW CLINICS happening the first Wednesday of each month.


Eighth Judicial District Jury and Court Management Plan

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

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

Video Message for Jurors - We're working to keep you safe in courthouses

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

Child Support Hearings involving CSED will continue to be held telephonically.
For Taos Hearings, please call (575) 751-8665 at the time of your hearing.
For questions, about Taos cases please call the District Court Clerk's Office (575) 758-3173. Thank You!!


  • 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:       
Raton District Court:     
Clayton District Court:  
Taos Magistrate Court:
Raton Magistrate Court:
Springer Magistrate Court:
Clayton Magistrate Court:

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


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

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 



Attention Jurors

In the event of inclement weather, please call the message machine, check back on the website, or tune in to your local radio and/or television stations for updated information. 


Taos County District Courthouse 

Jurors in Pool Groups 5 and 6 whose term of service begins on August 3, 2020, there are NO JURY TRIALS scheduled for the week of August 10, 2020. Please call back or check our website the weekend of August 15, 2020 for further instructions. Thank You!!

Colfax County District Courthouse 

Jurors in Pool Groups 24 and 25, there are NO JURY TRIALS scheduled during the week of August 10, 2020. Please call back or check our website the week of August 15, 2020. Thank You!!

                                          Union County District & Magistrate Courts

Jurors in Groups "22" and "23" whose term of service began on August 3, 2020, there are NO JURY TRIALS scheduled for  your group the week of August 17, 2020. Please call back or check our website the weekend of August 22, 2020 for further instructions. Thank You!!