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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 May 3 2021
Juror Group Numbers 100-806
Term of Service is March 2021 through July 30 2021

Save the date- May 10, 2021:
Save the date, May 10, 2021:
There are no trials scheduled for the week of May 10, 2021. Please call the jury instruction line on May 14, 2021 after 5:00 pm for further instructions.

Save the date-May 17, 2021:
Please check back May 14, 2021 after 5 pm, for further instructions on the range of jurors.

 

COLFAX COUNTY – RATON DISTRICT COURT

Jurors in groups 28 and 29, there are no jury trials scheduled during the week of Monday, May 10, 2021, and you do not need to report. Please continue to check this website every Friday after 5:00 p.m.
Thank you!
COLFAX COUNTY – RATON MAGISTRATE COURT
Raton Magistrate Jury Pool #103 and # 104
Reporting Term February 9, 2021 through July 9, 2021

The next jury trials are scheduled on:
May 18, 2021 and May 21, 2021.
Please report to the Magistrate Court in Raton, NM at 8:00 am for orientation and selection with Jury Trial to follow.
Please continue to call Friday’s after 5 PM for the updated Jury Schedule. Thank you

COLFAX COUNTY – SPRINGER MAGISTRATE COURT

Jurors, thank you for your service.
You are hereby released from your term of service effective 4/22/2021.
You do not need to contact the Springer Magistrate Court for any further jury information. Thank you!!

UNION JURY REPORTING INFORMATION
UNION COUNTY COURTHOUSE

Jurors with Group Numbers 1 through 300, there will be a jury trial selection on Friday, May 14, 2021, for the trial scheduled to begin on Monday, May 17, 2021.
After the Judge and Attorneys review Questionnaires, jurors will be contacted on Tuesday by email or telephone, with the time required to appear for selection on Friday, May 14, 2021. Thank you for your valuable time!!

Save the Dates-Jurors will be utilized: May 14, 2021, Week of May 17, 2021, June 3, 2021, & June 15, 2021.