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FAQs

  • Where are you located?

    Please visit our Court Locations Page for detailed courthouse information.

  • What are your hours?

    Clerk's Office hours

    • The counter is open weekdays from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
    • Staff are available by phone weekdays from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM.

    Please note we are closed during the lunch hour (12:00-1:00 PM).

    Also check the holiday schedule for court closures.

  • What are your phone and fax numbers?

    Please visit our Court Locations Page for detailed information on courthouse locations, contact phone numbers, fax numbers and email addresses.

  • How do I file a civil case without an attorney (pro se parties)?

    For more information about filing without an attorney, please visit our Pro Se Page

  • What fees are associated with filing?

    Please refer to the Schedule of Fees for the current fees associated with filing.

  • What is your jury fee?

    There is no fee to request a jury. A jury can be requested in the complaint or in a separate pleading.

  • Can I file a document via fax or email?

    You can only file a document via fax or email if you have an order by the Court to do so.

  • How do I become a member of the Federal Bar?

    Please visit our Attorney Admissions Page for detailed information.

  • What are the fees associated with the Federal Bar?

    For the most recent fees and dues information, please visit our Attorney Admissions Page.

  • Do you send out statements for annual Federal Bar dues?

    No.  A notice is usually published in the NM Bar Bulletin and on our website.  An email notification is also sent out in late December/early January.  For a listing of current dues and fees, please visit our Attorney Admissions Page.

  • Can an out of state attorney electronically file to a New Mexico case?

    Yes.  Please visit our Attorney Admissions Page for information about appearing in an action if licensed outside the District of New Mexico.