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.

How much is the docket fee?

The docket fee is $125.00 for filing an appeal and $20.00 for filing a motion to dismiss for failure to file a docketing statement. NMSA 1978 §34-5- 6 (2003) There are no other fees required to process the appeal. However, if you want copies of documents, there is...

Can I fax pleadings to your office?

See NMRA 12-307.1, which provides that pleadings may be faxed only if no fee is required and only the original is required to be filed. There are also many other requirements, and you should consult the rule to learn of them all. This website provides a link to the...