Courts in New Mexico
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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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29, Aug 2014 - Judge: Ten Commandments monument in New Mexico city hall must be removed
BLOOMFIELD, N.M. ā€” A federal judge on Thursday ruled that a New Mexico city must remove a monument inscribed with the Ten Commandments from the lawn in front of Bloomfield City Hall.
29, Aug 2014 - Governor appoints Roswell lawyer to judgeship
Gov. Susana Martinez has appointed Roswell lawyer Kea Riggs to a vacant district court judgeship in southeastern New Mexico.
29, Aug 2014 - Former police officer appeals termination
A police officer with 28-years of law enforcement experience under his belt lost his job at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo after officials alleged he removed a 15-year-old soda cooler from the university and sold it online several months later, according to 12th Judicial District Court
29, Aug 2014 - Man pleads guilty to 4 robberies in New Mexico
A New Mexico man has pleaded guilty to robbing a bank and three businesses during a two-day crime spree in 2011.
29, Aug 2014 - Judge: Ten Commandments monument at New Mexico city hall must be removed
A federal judge on Thursday ruled that a New Mexico city must remove a monument inscribed with the Ten Commandments from the lawn in front of Bloomfield City Hall.
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29, Aug 2014 - Judge rules Ten Commandments monument must go
BLOOMFIELD, N.M. (AP) ā€” A federal judge on Thursday ruled that a New Mexico city must remove a monument inscribed with the Ten Commandments from the lawn in front of Bloomfield City Hall.
29, Aug 2014 - Man pleads guilty to 2011 crime spree
BERNALILLO, N.M. (KRQE) - A New Mexico man has pleaded guilty to robbing a bank and three businesses during a two-day crime spree in 2011. Dā€¦
29, Aug 2014 - County changes policy on immigration checks
New Mexico's most populous county no longer will keep inmates in jail while their immigration status is being checked if there's no order to keep them in custody once they've posted bail.
29, Aug 2014 - Judge rules Ten Commandments monument must go - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Spor
BLOOMFIELD, N.M. (AP) - A federal judge on Thursday ruled that a New Mexico city must remove a monument inscribed with the Ten Commandments from the lawn in front of Bloomfield City Hall.
29, Aug 2014 - New Mexico judge rules Ten Commandments monument must go
BLOOMFIELD, N.M. ā€” A federal judge on Thursday ruled that a New Mexico city must remove a monument inscribed with the Ten Commandments from the lawn in front of Bloomfield City Hall.
28, Aug 2014 - Bloomfield will appeal ruling on city's monument
A federal court that ruled against a Ten Commandments monument at a northwestern New Mexico city has agreed to put its decision on hold until an appeals court hears the case.
28, Aug 2014 - Jockey Raul Valenzuela suspended for allegedly possessing buzzer
Quarter Horse jockey Raul Valenzuela was summarily suspended by the board of stewards at Ruidoso Downs on Saturday for alleged possession of an electrical device, according to Vince Mares, executive director of the New Mexico State Racing Commission.
28, Aug 2014 - Judge Orders the Removal of Ten Commandments From a New Mexico City Hall
A judge has ruled against a Ten Commandments display located in a New Mexico city hall, deciding in favor of a lawsuit brought by two Wiccans.
28, Aug 2014 - Santa Fe, NM New Mexico law on donation limits unclear
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