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How do I find court records in New Mexico?


  1. Contact Information. Phone: 505-348-2020.
  2. Requesting Copies of Records. Your request must be in writing and can be made via email, mail, fax, or in person to the Records Section at the U.S. District Court Clerk’s Office.
  3. Archived Records.
  4. Fees.
  5. Audio Files.
  6. Transcripts.
  7. Expungement of Record.

Are criminal records public in New Mexico?

Are New Mexico Criminal Records Public? Yes. The New Mexico Inspection of Public Records Act allows the public to inspect all government records, including criminal records.

How do I find out if someone is in jail in New Mexico?

The New Mexico Department of Corrections website features an offender search tool with which interested members of the general public can obtain public inmate information. To use the tool, the user will be required to know and provide the inmate’s first and/or last name or NMCD Number.

How to check the status of a New Mexico case?

You can check on the status of your case online at New Mexico Courts Case Lookup. Case Lookup does not provide information on sequestered or limited access cases (cases not available to the public) such as guardianship, conservatorship, juvenile records, and domestic violence or competency matters.

Where can I find court records in New Mexico?

Online access is available for New Mexico District Court, Metropolitan Court, Magistrate Court, Municipal Court, and Appellate Court records at the New Mexico Case Lookup. To request access to records prior to 1997, complete an online request here.

Where can I find the Supreme Court opinions in Mexico?

Search the Mexican Business Information System (Sistema de Informacion Empresarial Mexicano, SIEM) for corporations and companies registered in Mexico. Supreme Court of Mexico opinions, searchable by topic, minister, where filed, subject, or docket number.

Is there a federal court in New Mexico?

Welcome The U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico is a federal court serving the entire state of New Mexico. We have courthouses in Albuquerque, Las Cruces, Roswell, and Santa Fe.