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Fifth Judicial District Court

Tribunal del Quinto Distrito Judicial

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The 5th District and Magistrate Courts will remain open during regular court business hours.

IMPORTANT: Wearing a face mask is REQUIRED to enter the courthouse per NM Supreme Court Order.

 

Individuals should consider the following prior to entering court facilities:

SCREENING QUESTIONS

Preguntas de evaluación

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Have you been asked to self-quarantine because of COVID-19 and are you still within the quarantine period?

¿Se le ha pedido permancer en auto-cuarentena debido al COVID-19 y está todavía dentro del período de cuarentena?

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Within the past 14 days, have you been diagnosed with COVID-19 by a doctor? If Yes, Have you received a clearance letter from the Department of Health?

En los últimos 14 días, ¿ha sido diagnosticado con COVID-19 por un médico? Si es sí, ¿Ha recibido una carta de autorización del Departamento de Salud?

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Within the past 14 days, have you had a positive test results for COVID-19 from a testing center or by the Department of Health? If Yes, Have you received clearance letter from the Department of Health?

En los últimos 14 días, ¿ha tenido un resultado positivo de COVID-19 en un laboratorio o en el Departamento de Salud? Si es sí, ¿Ha recibido una carta de autorización del Departamento de Salud?

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In the past 14 days, have you been in contact with anyone who you know has COVID-19?

En los últimos 14 días, ¿ha estado en contacto con alguien que sabe que tiene COVID-19?

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Within the past 14 days, have you had a fever above 100.4 degrees, chills, sore throat, body aches, or headaches?

En los últimos 14 días, ¿ha tenido fiebre de más de 100.4 grados, escalofríos, dolor de garganta, dolores de cuerpo o de cabeza?

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Within the past 14 days, have you developed new shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, or dry cough?

En los últimos 14 días, ¿ha desarrollado un nuevo problema de respiración, dificultad para respirar o tos seca?

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Have you recently developed a loss of taste or smell?

¿Ha desarrollado recientemente una pérdida de sabor u olor?

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If you answer “yes” to any of these questions and your business with the court is not urgent,

you will not be permitted access. If you answer “yes” to any of these questions and you

have a scheduled appointment or are otherwise required to appear at one of the

courthouses, please contact the appropriate party prior to your scheduled appointment: 

 

1,   If you are represented by an attorney, please contact your attorney;

2.    If you are an attorney and are scheduled to appear in court before a judge, please contact that chambers directly.

3.    If you are a juror, please contact the Jury Division at the numbers previously provided to you.

 

IMPORTANT: Wearing a face mask is REQUIRED to enter the courthouse per NM Supreme Court Order

 

If you are not a party in a case, we are requesting you consider not attending hearings. 

Although hearings are open to the public, there will be restrictions on the number of individuals allowed in the courtroom.

 

District Courts

Chaves County District Court (Roswell) - 575-622-2212

Eddy County District Court Carlsbad) - 575-885-4740

Lea County District Court (Lovington) - 575-396-8571

Magistrate Courts

Artesia Magistrate Court – 575746-2481

Carlsbad Magistrate Court – 575-885-3218

Eunice Magistrate Court – 575-394-3368 (M,W,F)

Hobbs Magistrate Court – 575-397-3621

Jal Magistrate Court – 575-396-8571 (Tues. Thurs.)

Lovington Magistrate Court – 575-396-6677

Roswell Magistrate Court – 575-624-6088

 

Please check this page for any changes to hours of operation.

 

 

 

 

 

Chaves County Courthouse - Historic Front

Chaves County Courthouse – New Addition

400 N. Virginia Roswell, NM 88201
Phone: 575-622-2212
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Eddy County Courthouse

102 North Canal Carlsbad, NM 88220
Phone: 575-885-4740
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Lea County Courthouse

100 North Main Lovington, NM 88260
Phone: 575-396-8571
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Hours of Operation

Chaves, Eddy and Lea County District Court Clerks Offices are open from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. and from 1-5 p.m. Monday through Friday (we are closed from 12-1 p.m.)

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