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Taos County District and Magistrate Courthouse

105 Albright Street, Suite M, Taos , NM 87571

Colfax County District and Magistrate Courthouse

1413 South Second Street, Raton, NM 87740

Union County District Courthouse

100 Court Street, Suite 5 Clayton, NM 88415

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Masks are REQUIRED to be worn in the Courtrooms and Hearing Rooms. Please bring your mask with you! Thank you!!

 

FAMILY LAW CLINICS happening the first Wednesday of each month.

Eighth Judicial District Jury and Court Management 

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

New Mexico Judiciary – Committed to Keeping Courthouses Safe

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 are currently being held via Google Meet. Please refer to your Notice of 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)

 

JURY SERVICE:

Masks are REQUIRED to be worn in the Courtrooms, Hearing Rooms, and Jury Assembly Areas. Please bring your mask with you! 

 

TAOS COUNTY – TAOS DISTRICT AND MAGISTRATE COURT
Eighth Judicial District and Magistrate Court (Taos)
105 Albright Street, Suite N, Taos New Mexico 87571

Jury Message for the week of  August 15, 2022  

There are NO jury trials set for the week of August 15, 2022.

 

  • [UPDATE] Jurors whose term of service is 6/21/22-9/16/22 AND have a

sequence number between 1 – 500 DO NOT NEED TO REPORT for jury

service.

  • [UPDATE] Jurors whose term of service is 8/1/22-10/28/22 AND have a

sequence number between 1 – 500 DO NOT NEED TO REPORT for jury

service.

  • Please be sure to check back on Friday, August 19 for juror instructions for

the week of August 22.

  • [UPDATE]Grand jurors DO NOT NEED TO REPORT on Thursday, August

25, 2022 at 9 AM. This concludes your service term, thank you for your

service.

 

***The pre-recorded jury instruction message can be heard by calling (575)758-3173 and

following menu prompt 2, then 3, and then 1***

Please make sure you have completed your online juror qualification and questionnaire.

If you have not done so already, please go to jurorportal.nmcourts.gov to complete the

online form.

  

 

COLFAX COUNTY – RATON DISTRICT COURT
Eighth Judicial District Court (Colfax)
1413 S 2nd Street, Raton NM 87740
Jury Message for the week of August 15, 2022

Jurors with a reporting term of May 23, 2022 through September 23, 2022
Jurors in Group Numbers  1000, 1001, 1002, 1003  you do not need to report for jury service during the week of Monday August 15, 2022. 
Please check your emails frequently for information regarding service.

Jurors with a reporting term of June 27, 2022 through October 28, 2022;
Jurors in Group Numbers  1000, 1001, 1002, 1003  you do not need to report for jury service during the week of Monday August 15, 2022.
Please check your emails frequently for information regarding service.

 

COLFAX COUNTY – RATON & SPRINGER MAGISTRATE COURT
Eighth Judicial Magistrate Court (Colfax)
1413 S 2nd Street, Raton NM 87740
Jury Message for the week of August 15, 2022

Please make sure you know of which Group you are a member.
Jurors in Group 1000-1001 please report on August 19h at 8:00am for orientation with trial to follow. Jurors in Group 5000-5001 there are no Jury Trials scheduled for your group for the week of August 15th and you do not need to report.
All Groups; please continue to call the Raton Magistrate Jury reporting line every Friday after 5:00pm as well as the night before a scheduled trial for updates. We will also be sending text and email reminders for those signed up to receive electronic notifications.

SAVE THE DATE: Jurors in Group 1000-1001 are scheduled to be utilized again on September 16th Jurors in Group 5000-5001 are scheduled to be utilized again on September 2nd  . Please continue to call every Friday for updated information. Thank you for your valuable service.

 

 

UNION COUNTY – CLAYTON DISTRICT & MAGISTRATE COURT
Eighth Judicial District Court (Union)
100 Court Street, Suite 5, Clayton, NM 88415

Jury Message for the week of August 15, 2022

Jurors with a service term of May 31, 2022 through September 2, 2022.
Jurors in Group 2003 (Sequence 301-400) and Group 2004 (Sequence 401-500), please report for jury selection on Monday morning by 8:00 a.m., at the East side doors of the Union County Courthouse.

Jurors in Group 2000 (Sequence 001-100), Group 2001 (Sequence 101-200), & Group 2002 (Sequence 201-300) , you do not have to report for jury selection.

Please continue checking your preferred notification (text or email); the juror portal at https://jurorportal.nmcourts.gov/; or check our website at  https://eighthdistrictcourt.nmcourts.gov/ , the weekend of August 19, 2022, after 5:00 p.m. for updated jury information. Thank you for your valuable service!

 

Jurors with a service term of August 2, 2022 through October 28, 2022.
Jurors in Group 1000 (Sequence 001-100), Group 1001 (Sequence 101-200), & Group 1002 (Sequence 201-300), Group 1003 (Sequence 301-400), Group 1004 (Sequence 401-500), there are no jury trial selections scheduled for the week of August 15, 2022.  Please continue checking your preferred notification (text or email); the juror portal at https://jurorportal.nmcourts.gov/; or check our website at https://eighthdistrictcourt.nmcourts.gov/, the weekend of August 19, 2022, after 5:00 p.m. for updated jury information. Thank you for your valuable service!  

SAVE THE DATE:  Jurors will be utilized the week September 19, 2022 & October 17, 2022.