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Eighth Judicial District Court

Tribunal del Octavo Distrito Judicial

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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

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

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 Group "5", and Pool Group "6" whose terms of service began on August 3, 2020, there are NO JURY TRIALS scheduled for the week of October 19, 2020. Please call back or check our website at the weekend of October 24, 2020 for further instructions. Thank You!!

Taos County Magistrate Court

Jurors in Group "1", with service dates from October 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020, please report for Jury Service at 8:30 am on Monday, October 19, 2020. Please make sure you have completed your Juror Qualification and Questionnaire. If you have any questions, please call (575) 758-4030, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm to speak to a jury clerk. Thank you for your service!

Colfax County District Courthouse 

Jurors in Pool Groups 24 and 25, please report for Jury Duty on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at by 8:00 am. Call in Monday, October 19, 2020 for updated jury instructions. Thank You!!

Colfax County - Raton Magistrate Court

Jury Pool #103, your reporting term is October 3, 2020 to February 5, 2021.
Jurors, please report to the court at 8:30 am for Orientation and Selection on October 26, 2020. Please call Fridays after 5:00 pm for the updated Jury Schedule, as well as the night before a scheduled Jury Trial. Please call during business hours if you have any questions or concerns regarding your jury service. Thank You!!

Colfax County - Springer Magistrate Court 
Due to Covid-19 social distancing mandates, Springer Magistrate Jury Trials will be held in Raton, NM at the 8th Judicial District Court Building located at South 2nd Street, Raton NM, 87740. 
"Panel 1" There are NO Jury Trials Schedule the week of October 19, 2020. 
"Panel 2" There are NO Jury Trials Scheduled the week of October 19, 2020.
"Panel 3" There are NO Jury Trials Scheduled the week of October 19, 2020. 

If you have requested an excusal or postponement, please call the court at
(575) 483-2417 extension 401 or 402
.to verify your status.

         Union County District & Magistrate Courts

 Jurors in Pool Groups "22"  and "23" whose term of service began on August 1, 2020, there are NO JURY TRIALS the week of October 19, 2020. Please call back or check our website the weekend of October 24, 2020 for further instructions. Save the date-there will be a jury trial scheduled the week of October 26, 2020. Thank You!!