Colfax County
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Colfax County Criminal & Court Records

8th Judicial District Court

Address
Box 160 Raton, NM 87740
Phone
575-445-5585
Fax
575-445-2626
Hours
8AM-4PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Civil, Contested Probate
Restricted Records
No adoption, mental, guardianship, children's cases (neglect & child in need of supervision) records released
Civil Note
Case lookup from 1997 forward is free at www.nmcourts.gov Pleadings are unavailable.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: DOB, SSN

Years Available

Criminal records archived from 1912; computerized records go back to 1996/97

Record Retrieval Methods

Fax, mail, online, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Raton Magistrate Court

Address
PO Box 68 Raton, NM 87740
Phone
575-445-2220
Fax
575-445-8966
Hours
8AM-4PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $10,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Civil Note
Case lookup from 1997 forward is free at www.nmcourts.gov.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: DOB, SSN

Years Available

Hard copies are kept on file for one year.

Record Retrieval Methods

Phone, mail, fax, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: DOB, SSN

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Springer Magistrate Court

Address
300 Colbert Ave. PO Box 760 Springer, NM 87747
Phone
575-483-2417
Fax
575-483-0127
Hours
8AM-4PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $10,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Civil Note
Case lookup from 1997 forward is free at www.nmcourts.gov.
General Note
Includes case files from the closed Cimarron Magistrate Court.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: DOB, SSN

Years Available

On computer back to 3/1997, DUI kept longer.

Record Retrieval Methods

Online, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: DOB

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Colfax County Court Recorder Offices

County Clerk

Address
Colfax County PO Box 159 Raton, NM 87740-0159
Phone
575-445-5551
Fax
575-445-4031
Hours
8AM-5PM
Record Avalilability
All recorded documents are in one master index. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 1985.

Courier Offices

Address
230 N 3rd St Courthouse Raton, NM 87740

County Assessor

Phone
575-445-2314

Treasurer

Phone
575-445-3171

Elections

Appraiser
575-445-5551

Vital

Appraiser
866-534-0051