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New Mexico State Courts: The New Mexico state court system has four courts at its lowest level. These are the New Mexico Magistrate's Courts, Municipal Courts, Probate Courts, and the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court. If you file a small claims case in New Mexico, this will be heard in either Magistrate's Court or the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court. The next highest courts in the system are the New Mexico District Courts, which hear a variety of cases including those related to torts, contracts, real property, mental health, domestic relations, juvenile matters, probate/estates, felony and misdemeanor charges, and other types of general civil cases. The New Mexico court appellate courts include the Court of Appeals and the New Mexico Supreme Court. Information regarding New Mexico's State Courts can be found on the Judicial Branch of New Mexico's website at http://www.nmcourts.gov/. If you're trying to determine if someone has a criminal record in New Mexico, or are looking for New Mexico court records, you can use the Case Lookup online database at http://www2.nmcourts.gov/caselookup/app. This New Mexico public records database also provides information regarding DWI charges in New Mexico.
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30, Oct 2014 - Judge won't toss most charges against New Mexico teens accused of fatally beating homeless men
A judge has refused to throw out most of the charges against three New Mexico teenagers accused of beating two homeless men to death with cinderblocks and other objects.
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The Native American vote will be key in close New Mexico races. But the state of the Navajo Nation election is up in the air. As of Wednesday the Navajo Nation election is on and scheduled for Nov. 4, the same day as the state election. That could change, however. The nation’s high court ordered a disqualified presidential candidate be removed from the ballot and the election postponed. But the ...
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Judge won't toss most charges against New Mexico teens accused of fatally beating homeless men
30, Oct 2014 - NM Supreme Court denies request in water fight
The New Mexico Supreme Court has cleared the way for the state's top water manager to continue considering an application by a commercial venture that calls for piping drinking water from western New Mexico to more...
29, Oct 2014 - Deputy's girlfriend heard pleas before shots fired
Court documents say a New Mexico sheriff's deputy accused of killing a fellow deputy was talking to his girlfriend on the phone just before the shooting, and the woman heard someone's pleas before gunfire rang out.
29, Oct 2014 - Editorial: Retain appellate judges; Explain all key decisions
Four New Mexico appellate judges stand for retention in this year's general election: Supreme Court Justice Edward L. Chavez and Court of Appeals Judges Cynthia A. Fry, Linda M. Vanzi and Jim Wechsler.
29, Oct 2014 - Court records: Girlfriend of New Mexico deputy hears pleas over the phone before shots fired
LAS CRUCES, N.M. — Court documents say a New Mexico sheriff's deputy accused of killing a fellow deputy was talking to his girlfriend on the phone just before the shooting and the woman heard someone's pleas before gunfire rang out.
29, Oct 2014 - Santa Fe, NM Attorney names deputy accused of killing colleague
A New Mexico attorney confirms that his client, Santa Fe County sheriff's Deputy Ty Chan, is in custody in connection with the deadly shooting of a fellow deputy.
29, Oct 2014 - Editorial: Explain all key decisions
Four New Mexico appellate judges stand for retention in this year's general election: Supreme Court Justice Edward L. Chavez and Court of Appeals Judges Cynthia A. Fry, Linda M. Vanzi and Jim Wechsler.
29, Oct 2014 - Ex-parole officer appointed magistrate judge
SANTA FE — A former parole officer from southern New Mexico has been appointed a magistrate judge in Lincoln County... more »
29, Oct 2014 - Deputy's girlfriend hears pleas before shots fired
Court documents say a New Mexico sheriff's deputy accused of killing a fellow deputy was talking to his girlfriend on the phone just before the shooting and the woman heard someone's pleas before gunfire rang out.
29, Oct 2014 - Records: Girlfriend of deputy accused in killing heard pleas over phone before shots fired
LAS CRUCES, N.M. - Court documents say a New Mexico sheriff's deputy accused of killing a fellow deputy was talking to his girlfriend on the phone just before the shooting, and the woman heard someone's ...
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