Courts in New Mexico

There are 151 Courts in New Mexico, serving a population of 2,084,828 people in an area of 121,267 square miles. There is 1 Court per 13,806 people, and 1 Court per 803 square miles.

The state of New Mexico is ranked 15th in Courts per capita, and 43rd in Courts per square mile.

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About New Mexico Courts

Find New Mexico Appellate Courts, Trial Courts, Problem Solving Courts, and Jury Duty Requirements.

New Mexico Appellate Courts

Court Name: New Mexico Court of Appeals
Source of Authority: Constitution
Place(s) of Session: Santa Fe, Albuquerque
Number of Judges: 10

Court Name: New Mexico Supreme Court
Source of Authority: Constitution
Place(s) of Session: Santa Fe
Number of Judges: 5

New Mexico Trial Courts
Court NameSource of AuthorityGeographic JurisdictionNumber of Judges
Bernalillo County Metropolitan CourtState LegislationCounty19
New Mexico District CourtConstitutionDistrict/Circuit94
New Mexico Magistrate CourtConstitutionCounty67
New Mexico Municipal CourtState LegislationMunicipality83
New Mexico Probate CourtConstitutionCounty33
New Mexico Problem Solving Courts
Court TypeGeographic Jurisdiction
Drug CourtsLocal
Domestic Violence CourtsLocal
Mental Health CourtsLocal
Veterans CourtsLocal
New Mexico Jury Duty Requirements
Convicted Felons DisqualifiedNo
English RequiredNo
Residency RequirementCounty Resident: 1 Day
Minimum Age18
Time Since Prior Jury Service3 years