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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

Save the date-March 1, 2021:
First Selection Petit Juror Group Numbers 102-254, please report on Monday, March 1, 2021, 8:00 a.m.
Please call the instruction line at (575) 758-4030 Ext. 3 the evening of February 28, 2021, for updates, and check your email address frequently for supplemental questionnaires and screening questions.

Save the date- March 1, 2021:
Second Selection Petit Juror Group Numbers 257-385 please report on Monday, March 1, 2021, at 1:30 p.m. Please call the instruction line at (575) 758-4030 Ext. 2 then Ext. 3 then Ext. 1 between the hours of 11:30am and 12:00pm on March 1, 2021, for updates and check your email address frequently for supplemental questionnaires and screening questions.

Save the date-March 8, 2021:
Petit Juror Group Numbers 387-505 please report on Monday, March 8, 2021, at 8:15 a.m.
Please call the instruction line at (575) 758-4030 Ext. 3 the evening of March 7, 2021 for updates, check your email address frequently.

COLFAX COUNTY – RATON DISTRICT COURT

Jurors in groups 26 & 27 your term of service ends on February 28, 2021. Thank you for your time, patience and service!

Jurors in groups 28 & 29 your term of service begins Monday March 1, 2021 and there are no jury trials set for the week of Monday March 1, 2021. You do not need to report. Please continue to check this website every Friday after 5:00 PM. Thank you!

COLFAX COUNTY – RATON MAGISTRATE COURT

Raton Magistrate Jury Pool #103 and 104 Reporting term February 9th 2021 through July 9th 2021.
Report for trial on March 24th 2021 at 8:30am for Orientation and Selection.
Please call Fridays after 5pm for updated Jury Information as well as the night before a scheduled trial. 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.

The following is a list of upcoming scheduled Jury Trials:

March 2, 2021
March 19, 2021

Please go online to jury.nmcourts.gov and watch the following two videos:  Juror Safety Protocol and Jury Orientation, which will provide you with information and prepare you for your day as a Juror.

It is imperative that you maintain contact with the court by calling every Friday after 4pm AND the night before any trials for the most updated information.  In order to get to the Juror Message please dial (575)483-2417 press 4, press 2, press 2 this message is only available after 4pm or on weekends.

If you have requested an excusal or postponement, it is your responsibility to find out the status by calling the court at (575) 483-2417 ext. 401 or 402 between 8am and 4pm Monday thru Friday. Thank you

UNION COUNTY DISTRICT & MAGISTRATE COURTS

Jurors in Groups “24” and “25”, whose term of service began on December 1, 2020, there are NO JURY TRIALS scheduled for the week of March 1, 2021. Please call back or check our website nmcourts.gov the weekend of March 6, 2021 for further instructions. Thank you!!