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Twelfth Judicial District Court

Tribunal del Decimosegundo Distrito Judicial

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ANNOUNCEMENT:   The Twelfth Judicial District for Otero and Lincoln Counties and the Alamogordo, Ruidoso and Carrizozo Magistrate Courts will be CLOSED on FRIDAY, AUGUST 10, 2018, from 12:00 noon until 4:00 p.m. for a transition meeting.  

The Supreme Court recently approved an initiative whereby all Magistrate Courts in the State are to be consolidated with the District Court in each county.  The District Courts will assume administrative oversight of the Magistrate Courts accordingly.  The Twelfth Judicial District will pilot this initiative with a tentative transition date of September 1, 2018.  The District Court Clerk's office will be able to process time-sensitive filings between 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. on August 10.

Otero County Court House

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Lincoln County Court House

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Clerk's Office Hours:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Courthouse Hours:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


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