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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.

Date: December 9, 2022
Time: 9:00 – 4:00
Case Type: Domestic Matters
Example: Domestic Violence, Divorce, Custody,
Grandparent Visitation, Kinship Guardianship and
Adoption
Date: December 16, 2022
Time: 9:00 – 4:00
Case Type: Civil
Example: Name Change, Civil Restraining Orders,
Foreclosures, Debt and Money Due, etc.

 

Legal Resources

Legal Resource List through the New Mexico State Library

Legal Resource Guide

Announcements

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 finesandfees.nmcourts.gov

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.

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.

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 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.