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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 40 or 5.

SEPTEMBER

Domestic Matters – Friday, September 10th, 2021 – 1 PM – 4 PM

Example: Divorce, Custody, Grandparent Visitation, Kinship, Guardianship

Civil Matters – Friday, September 24th, 2021 – 1 PM – 4 PM

OCTOBER

Domestic Matters – Friday, October 8th, 2021 – 1 PM – 4 PM

Example: Divorce, Custody, Grandparent Visitation, Kinship, Guardianship

Civil Matters – Friday, October 22nd, 2021 – 1 PM – 4 PM

Announcements

Notary Services are only available for court documents.

Members of the public can use a credit card or debit card for online payments of fees and fines in district court cases in the Fourth Judicial District of San Miguel, Mora and Guadalupe counties.

Among the court costs that can be paid with the online system: Filing fees for civil, domestic relations and probate cases, court-ordered fines, fees and restitution, fees for mediation services, fees to request a jury trial in a civil case and fees for copies of court case records.

 

Domestic Relations Mediation RFP

The Fourth Judicial District Court is requesting proposals for the continued supervision and provision of the Fourth Judicial District Court Mediation Program.

The successful organization will be expected to provide mediation, priority consultation and advisory consultation services to parties in domestic relations cases filed in San Miguel, Mora, and Guadalupe counties as requested by district judges as part of the Fourth Judicial District Court Domestic Relations Mediation Program.

Proposals must be received at the Fourth Judicial District Court, 496 West National, Las Vegas, NM, 87701 no later than October 13, 2021 at 3:00pm. Late proposals will not be accepted.

The proposal packet is available HERE.  You may also obtain a proposal packet at the offices of the 4th Judicial District Court located at 496 West National Avenue, Las Vegas, NM 87701 (Phone: (505) 425-7281 ext.29).

Public Payment Portal SOP

Funding Approved for Guadalupe County Co-Location

COVID-19 Information

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

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 for entry.

First, any person entering 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.

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

MAGISTRATE COURTS
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.

JULY 27, 2020 MEMORANDUM RELATED TO CASE MANAGEMENT IN CRIMINAL JURY TRIALS AND IN-PERSON HEARINGS IN CRIMINAL CASES

TEMPORARY/EMERGENCY CRIMINAL CASE POLICIES

STANDARD PROBATION CONDITIONS FOR THE FOURTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (SUPERVISED PROBATION)

MEMORANDUM RE DEFENDANT'S APPEARANCE FOR HEARINGS AND SIGNATURE ON PLEADINGS

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.

DISTRICT COURTS

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

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

MAGISTRATE COURTS

San Miguel County Magistrate Court (Las Vegas)
fax: 505-425-0422
email for attorneys: lvemcriminal@nmcourts.gov
email for self-represented parties: lvempublic@nmcourts.gov

Guadalupe County Magistrate Court (Santa Rosa)
fax: 575-472-3592
email for attorneys: sromcriminal@nmcourts.gov
email for self-represented parties: srompublic@nmcourts.gov

Mora County Magistrate Court (Mora)
fax: 575-387-9081
email for attorneys: mormcriminal@nmcourts.gov
email for self-represented parties: mormpublic@nmcourts.gov

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 25, 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.