Addresses and information on New Mexico small claims courts and filings.
A person can file a claim in small claims court if he/she has a dispute involving a certain amount of money with another person, company or government agency.
The amount that could be recovered is limited, and it varies from state to state (usually from $1,500 to 10,000 Dollars.)
Most common claims in small claims courts involve:
Small Claims Courts Requirements:
Hearing dates are usually set on some evenings or on Saturday (once a month.)
Hearing is scheduled within 40 days in most cases (up to 70 days if one litigant does not live in the same county).
Things to bring to court:
Original copies of all papers you need to help prove the case (contracts, letters, rental agreements, canceled checks, deeds, repair bills, IOUs, diagrams, written damage estimates, photographs or even drawings.)
2 photocopies of every original document. (one for the defendant, one for the court)
The piece of clothing or the appliance damaged by the defendant, if that's the case.
Any witness that could help the case. Some judges allow notarized statements by witness that cannot appear in court.
District Court 102 N Canal St Carlsbad, NM 88220-5750 Phone:(575) 887`1649
2nd Judicial District Court 400 Lomas Blvd Nw Albuquerque, NM 87102-2222 Phone:(505) 841`7425
Catron County District Court Reserve, NM 87830 Phone:(575) 533`6774
District Court Office Santa Fe, NM 87501 Phone:(505) 476`0177
District Court Office Clerks Office Santa Fe, NM 87501 Phone:(505) 827`5072
First Judicial District Court 2 Main St Tierra Amarilla, NM 87575 Phone:(575) 588`0058
First Judicial District Court Rio Arriba County Courthouse Tierra Amarilla, NM 87575 Phone:(575) 588`0267
Harding County District Court 2977 Highway 39 Mosquero, NM 87733 Phone:(575) 673`2252
New Mexico District Court 851 Andrea Dr Farmington, NM 87401-6726 Phone:(505) 325`1631
New Mexico State Government District Court Clerks Office PO Box 5138 Santa Fe, NM 87502-5138 Phone:(505) 476`0189
San Juan County District Court 103 S Oliver Dr Aztec, NM 87410-2448 Phone:(505) 334`2581
Santa Fe County District Court 100 Catron St Santa Fe, NM 87501-1887 Phone:(505) 986`2441
Second Judical District Court 5100 2nd St Nw Albuquerque, NM 87107-4009 Phone:(505) 841`7458
United States Government Bankruptcy Court-District of New Mexico
500 Gold Ave Sw Fl 10th Albuquerque, NM 87102-3118