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Las Vegas - San Miguel County

Physical and Mailing Address: Fourth Judicial District Court, 496 West National Avenue, Las Vegas, NM 87701

Santa Rosa (Guadalupe County)

Physical and Mailing Address: Fourth Judicial District Court, 420 Parker Avenue, Suite 5, Santa Rosa, New Mexico 88435

Mora (Mora County)

Physical and Mailing Address: Fourth Judicial District Court, 1 Courthouse Drive, Mora, New Mexico 87732

The Fourth Judicial District Court is pleased to offer Domestic and Civil Teleclinics on the dates listed below. 

For more information or to sign up, please call 505-425-7281 extension 2400.


Civil Matters

Friday, September 30, 2022 1-4 PM


Domestic Matters

Friday, October 14, 2022 9-11 AM

example: Divorce, Custody, Grandparent Visitation, Kinship Guardianship.

Civil Matters

Friday, October 28, 2022 1-4 PM

State of New Mexico Fourth Judicial District Court

Attorney Volunteers Needed for Legal Fair on Friday, November 4, 2022

Dear State of New Mexico Attorneys:
We need your help. The Fourth Judicial District Pro Bono Committee is currently seeking volunteer attorneys for our upcoming Legal Fair, which will take place on:

Friday, November 4, 2022, from 9:00 – 12:00 and 1:00 – 3:00

All legal consultations will take place via phone and clients will be registered in advance. Once the registration process has been completed, each participant will be told that they will need to be available to receive a call from their assigned attorney between the hours of 9:00 – 12:00 or 1:00–3:00. A conflict list will be sent to each volunteer attorney in advance to allow conflict checks to be conducted. Please note that we are not asking you to take on cases for full or partial representation, but rather, to provide brief legal information during your phone call with the client. Malpractice insurance is provided to volunteers by the Access to Justice Commission for all conversations with clients during the Legal Fair. This is an exciting opportunity for pro bono service in New Mexico. The Emergency Health Orders, the Forest Fires and Flooding in our area have affected all of us but the low-income population of our state has been greatly impacted. We need your help to address the legal needs of low-income New Mexicans. If you are able to help or have questions, please email Helen Tafoya at or call her at 505-425-7281 x2400.

Thank you for your time and consideration. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Chief Judge Flora Gallegos, Judge Abigail Aragon, Judge Michael Aragon and the
Fourth District Pro Bono Committee


The Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) invites letters from all professionals
(Offerors) interested in providing supervised visitation and exchange services in
accordance with the specifications contained in this Request for Letters of Interest (RLI).
The purpose of this Request for Letters of Interest is to establish a contract for a Safe
Exchange and Supervised Visitation (SESV) program to provide support services for
domestic relations cases for the Fourth Judicial District Court in San Miguel, Mora, and
Guadalupe Counties pursuant to NMSA Section 40-12-5.1

Notary Services are only available for court documents.

The Fourth Judicial District and Magistrate Courts are now accepting credit card payments at the courts as well as online.

For online payments please visit

Funding Approved for Guadalupe County Co-Location

COVID-19 Information

We’re working to keep you safe in our courthouses.

For our Updated Plan for Court Operations During Covid-19, please click here.  For our Updated Plan to Use Space at Luna Community College for Jury Selection and Jury Trials, please click here.

To access Orders of the Supreme Court, approved Court Reopening Plans and other important information, please see the New Mexico Courts’ Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Page by clicking the link on the red banner at the top of this page.

In order to protect against the spread of COVID-19, visitors to courthouses are subject to the following requirements.

First, any person entering a courtroom in a New Mexico courthouse must wear a mask or other protective face covering.  Second, any person entering a New Mexico courthouse must answer the New Mexico Judicial Branch COVID-19 Court Facility Screening Questions. You will not be allowed entry if you refuse to answer or answer “yes” to any of the screening questions.

If you are scheduled to appear in court but are denied entry because of COVID-19 restrictions or screening, you must call the court at the numbers listed below.

San Miguel County District Court (Las Vegas) – 505-425-7281
Guadalupe County District Court (Santa Rosa) – 575-472-3888

San Miguel County Magistrate Court (Las Vegas) – 505-425-5204
Guadalupe  County Magistrate Court (Santa Rosa) – 575-472-3237
Mora County Magistrate Court (Mora) – 575-387-2937

Beginning July 19th, 2021, more hearings will be held in person. The Fourth Judicial District Court has issued an Amended Notice to Attorneys, Litigants, and Witnesses Appearing in District Court and Magistrate Courts with further information.



During the COVID-19 public health emergency, in order to reduce the need to come in person to courthouses, self-represented litigants may file documents by fax and by email, except for documents requiring payment of filing fees. The fax numbers and email addresses are below.


San Miguel County District Court (Las Vegas) – fax: 505-454-8611;
email for self-represented parties:

Guadalupe County District Court (Santa Rosa) – fax: 575-472-4451;
email for self-represented parties:


San Miguel County Magistrate Court (Las Vegas)
fax: 505-425-0422
email for attorneys:
email for self-represented parties:

Guadalupe County Magistrate Court (Santa Rosa)
fax: 575-472-3592
email for attorneys:
email for self-represented parties:

Mora County Magistrate Court (Mora)
fax: 575-387-9081
email for attorneys:
email for self-represented parties:

ADA Accommodations

The Fourth Judicial District Court is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to ensure access to our facilities, programs and services for the public. If you have a disability and would like to request reasonable accommodations to access our facilities, programs or services, please contact our ADA Coordinator, Karen Portillo, at 505-425-7281, extension 2250, as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the accommodations are required.

Request for Accommodation for a Court Hearing: Counsel or self-represented litigants may notify the Clerk of the Court of the nature of the disability at least five (5) business days before any hearing so appropriate accommodations may be made.

For more information, see our Notice of Non-Discrimination and Grievance Procedure under the Americans with Disabilities Act.