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Taos County District Courthouse

105 Albright Street, Suite N, Taos , NM 87571

Colfax County District Courthouse

1413 South Second Street, Raton, NM 87740

Union County District Courthouse

100 Court Street, Suite 5 Clayton, NM 88415

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

9/1/2020 Amendment to District Jury & 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 ratm@nmcourts.gov
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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!!
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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)

 

Attention Jurors

TAOS JURY REPORTING INFORMATION

 

Website Message for the week of April 12, 2021 – Juror Group Numbers 100-806

Term of Service from March 2021 through July 30, 2021

There are NO jury trials scheduled for the week of April 12 2021.
Please call the jury instruction extension the evening of April 16, 2021 for updates, and check your email frequently for supplemental questionnaires and screening questions.

Save the Date: April 19, 2021:
Group number range will be forthcoming.
Please call the instruction line at (575) 758-4030 Ext. 2, then Ext. 3, the evening of April 18, 2021, and April 23, 2021 for updates, and check your email address frequently.

COLFAX COUNTY – RATON DISTRICT COURT

Jurors in Groups “28” and “29”, there are NO JURY TRIALS scheduled during the week of Monday, April 12, 2021, and you do not need to report. Please continue to check this website every Friday after 5:00 p.m. for further updates. Thank you.

COLFAX COUNTY – RATON MAGISTRATE COURT
Raton Magistrate Jury Pool #103 and # 104

Reporting Term February 9, 2021 through July 9, 2021

The jury trial for April 22nd has been  cancelled. Currently there is not any other Jury trial scheduled for the Raton Magistrate Court.

Please continue to call Friday’s after 5 PM for the updated Jury Schedule. Thank you

COLFAX COUNTY – SPRINGER MAGISTRATE COURT

There are no jury trials scheduled for the week of April 12, 2021.

Please call (575) 483-2417 Fridays after 4:00 pm/weekends, or check our website nmcourts.gov for further instructions.

Thank You!

UNION JURY REPORTING INFORMATION
UNION COUNTY COURTHOUSE

Jurors with Individual Group Numbers 1-300, whose term of service began March 29, 2021, there are NO JURY TRIALS scheduled the week of April 12, 2021.

Please call back, check your email address frequently for updates, or check our website at nmcourts.gov the weekend of April 17, 2021 for further instructions. Thank You!

Save the dates-Jurors will be utilized:
Weeks of May 5, 2021; May 17, 2021; June 3, 2021; and June 15, 2021.