We have had reports of cyber criminals imitating court telephone numbers (“spoofing”) and demanding that citizens pay money for fines or fees in cases involving relatives. These calls are not valid. New Mexico Courts will never call citizens to ask for payments of any kind.

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Court Filing Fees and Costs

ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF PAYMENT ARE:
CASH, CASHIER’S CHECKS, MONEY ORDERS AND IN-STATE ATTORNEY CHECKS.
WE DO NOT ACCEPT PERSONAL CHECKS OR CREDIT CARDS.

Fax Filings: Accepted at 505-454-8611

FEES FOR NEW OR REOPENED CASES:

  • CIVIL AND PROBATE CASES
    • $132.00
  • ​​DOMESTIC RELATIONS
    • $137.00
  • MAGISTRATE CIVIL APPEAL​​​
    • $132.00
  • MAGISTRATE CRIMINAL APPEAL
    • $35.00
  • MUNICIPAL COURT APPEAL
    • $20.00

FREE PROCESS "GUIDE AND FILE"

JURY DEMAND FEES

  • 6 PERSON JURY DEMAND
    • ​​​$150.00 PER DAY
  • 12 PERSON JURY DEMAND
    • $300.00 PER DAY​

​​​MISCELLANEOUS FEES

  • COPIES – $.35
  • COPIES FROM MICROFILM – $.35 PER PAGE + $5.00 PROCESSING FEE
  • COMPUTER GENERATED DOCKET – $.35 PER PAGE + $5.00 PROCESSING FEE
  • CD / TAPE DUPLICATION – $10.00 PER TAPE OR CD
  • OUTGOING FAXES – $2.50 PER PAGE
  • CERTIFIED COPY – $1.50 PER PLEADING
  • EXEMPLIFIED COPY – $4.50 PER PLEADING
  • JURY CD FOR TRIALS – $25.00 PER CD

PACKETS AVAILABLE

  • DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE (WITHOUT CHILDREN) – $10.00
  • DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE (WITH CHILDREN) – $20.00
  • CUSTODY, VISITATION AND CHILD SUPPORT – $15.00
  • NAME CHANGE – $5.00
  • KINSHIP / GUARDIANSHIP – $10.00
  • DRIVER’S LICENSE RESTORATION – $5.00
  • EMANCIPATION – $3.00
  • GRANDPARENT VISITATION – $5.00

OTHER MISCELLANEOUS FEES

Fees for Court-Connected ADR Services