Lea New Mexico
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Lea County Criminal & Court Records

5th Judicial District Court

Address
Box #6-C 100 N Main Lovington, NM 88260
Phone
575-396-8571
Fax
575-396-2428
Hours
8AM-N. 1PM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Civil, Contested Probate
Restricted Records
No adoption, mental, abuse records released
Civil Note
Case lookup from 1997 forward is free at www.nmcourts.gov.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1997, on microfiche from 1912

Record Retrieval Methods

Online, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Jal Magistrate Court

Address
PO Box 507 Jal, NM 88252
Phone
575-395-2740
Fax
575-395-2595
Hours
8AM-4PM Tues, 8AM-1PM Th
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
All record requests must be in writing.

Criminal Records

Required Information

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

Years Available

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

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Lovington Magistrate Court

Address
100 W Central St, #D Lovington, NM 88260
Phone
575-396-6677
Fax
575-396-6163
Hours
8AM-4PM M-Th; 8AM-12 F
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
The Magistrate Court in Tatum has closed, the record are located here.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Record Retrieval Methods

Phone, fax, mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Hobbs Magistrate Court

Address
2110 N Alto Dr Hobbs, NM 88240-3455
Phone
575-397-3621
Fax
575-393-9121
Hours
8AM-4PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $10,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
Sealed records not available.
Civil Note
Case lookup from 1997 forward is free at www.nmcourts.gov.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB; SSN and signed release helpful

Years Available

Criminal records held 1 year after disposition; computerized since July, 1996.

Record Retrieval Methods

Online, mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search, signed release, address, other names used; DOB, SSN helpful

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Eunice Magistrate Court

Address
PO Box 240 2200 W Avenue "O" Eunice, NM 88231
Phone
575-394-3368
Fax
575-394-3335
Hours
8AM-4PM M,W, 8AM-N F
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
Closed Tuesdays and Thursdays

Criminal Records

Required Information

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

Years Available

Criminal records go back 10 years.

Record Retrieval Methods

Online, mail, fax, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name only.

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Tatum Magistrate Court

Address
PO Box 918 Tatum, NM 88267
Phone
575-398-5300
Fax
575-398-5310
Hours
8AM-10AM M-F
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, DOB, SSN, signed release; also helpful: address

Years Available

Criminal records go back to 1996. All DWI case are on file forever.

Record Retrieval Methods

Phone, mail, fax, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, signed release, address, other names used.

Click here to run on-site court house search

Lea County Court Recorder Offices

County Clerk

Address
Lea County 100 Main St, PO Box 1507 Lovington, NM 88260
Phone
575-396-8619
Fax
575-396-3293
Hours
8AM-5PM
Record Avalilability
All recorded documents are in one master index. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 1982.

Courier Offices

Address
100 Main St Courthouse Lovington, NM 88260

County Assessor

Phone
575-396-8626

Treasurer

Phone
575-396-8643

Elections

Appraiser
575-396-8624

Vital

Appraiser
505-827-0121