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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

 

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

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)

 

ry Service:

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 January 31, 2022

Jurors with Group Numbers 401-900, your term of service runs from November 1, 2021 to February 5, 2022.
Jurors with Group Numbers 902-1401, your term of service runs from January 3, 2022 to April 1, 2022.

There ARE jury trials set for the week of January 31, 2022

Jurors with a group number of 401 through 900 please report to the Taos County Courthouse on Monday,January 25, 2022 at 9:00 AM for selection.

Please check the jury message on Sunday the 30th after 5:00 PM for any updates to your 9:00 AM appearance (575) 758-3173 ext 2, then ext 3, then ext 1. Your Punctuality is greatly appreciated.

Please check your emails frequently for information regarding service, and to receive and complete supplemental questionnaires. Thank you for your valuable service!

Save the date – February 7, 2022:  Jurors are expected to be called in during the week of February 7, 2022. Please call the jury instruction line the evening of February 4th and February 6th for further instruction.

Please make sure you have completed your online juror qualification and questionnaire.  If you have not done so already, please go to https://nmcourts.jpjuroraccess.com/login to complete the online form.

COLFAX COUNTY – RATON DISTRICT COURT
8th Judicial District Court (Colfax)
1413 S 2nd Street, Raton NM 87740
Jury Message for the week of January 31, 2022

Jurors with a reporting term of November 1, 2021 through March 1, 2022, in Group Numbers 1 & 2

There are NO JURY TRIALS scheduled the week of Monday, January 31, 2022.

Every Friday, please call after 5:00 p.m. or check our website for updated jury information.
Please check your emails frequently for information regarding service, and to receive and complete supplemental questionnaires. Thank you for your valuable service!

COLFAX COUNTY – RATON & SPRINGER MAGISTRATE COURT
8th Judicial District Court (Colfax)
1413 S 2nd Street, Raton NM 87740
Jury Message for the week of January 31, 2022

Jurors in group 106 reporting term of 11/15/2021 through 03/14/2022

The Next Jury Trial is scheduled on February 8, 2022. Jurors are to report at 8:00 am for Trial.
Please continue to call every Friday after 5:00pm as well as the night before a scheduled trial for any updates.

Save the Date: Jurors in Group 106 are scheduled to be utilized again on February 10, 2022.
Please continue to call every Friday after 5:00 pm for updated Jury Information.

UNION COUNTY – CLAYTON DISTRICT & MAGISTRATE COURT

8th Judicial District Court (Union)
100 Court Street, Suite 5, Clayton, NM 88415
Jury Message for the week of January 31, 2022

Jurors with a reporting term of December 6, 2021 through April 1, 2022.

Jurors in Groups 602-901 (Term December 6, 2021 to April 1, 2022)

Jurors in Group Numbers 602-901, there are no jury trial selections scheduled for the week of January 31, 2022.
Please call back the weekend of January 28, 2022, after 5:00 p.m., or check our website at www.nmcourts.gov for updated jury information.  Thank you for your valuable service!