Eighth Judicial District Court
FAMILY LAW CLINICS happening the first Wednesday of each month.
Eighth Judicial District Jury and Court Management Plan
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
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 email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Raton District Court: email@example.com
Clayton District Court: firstname.lastname@example.org
Taos Magistrate Court: email@example.com
Raton Magistrate Court: firstname.lastname@example.org
Springer Magistrate Court: email@example.com
Clayton Magistrate Court: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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.
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.
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.