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Fifth Judicial District Court

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Chaves County

Welcome to the Fifth Judicial District Court Juror Information Website!

This applies to Chaves County

All persons summoned for jury duty in the Fifth Judicial District Court in Chaves County must complete the Juror Qualification and Juror Questionnaire on-line HERE.

All persons summoned for jury duty in the Fifth Judicial District Court, who have not been excused, must participate in jury duty.

If you are 75 years of age or older:

  • You may be permanently excused from jury duty by completing an Affidavit of Age available from the jury clerk at the courthouse or by clicking HERE. Please return the completed notarized form to the jury clerk by email, hand delivery, or mail.

If you are not a resident of Chaves County:

  • You must submit a copy of your current driver’s license, current voter’s registration, lease agreement, or current pay stub with the prospective juror’s full name and badge number. No other forms of verification will be accepted.

If you are not a citizen of the United States:

  • You must provide proof, which must include the prospective juror’s full name and badge number. Acceptable forms of documentation: Current VISA, passport, green card, permanent resident cards or other legal documentation that clearly states not a US citizen.

If you are requesting excusal for Medical Reasons:

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​​To access these forms in Spanish please click HERE.

Para accesar estos formularios es Espanol, marcalo aqui. 

Any request for postponement, excusal, or exemption MUST be in writing submitted by the following methods.

E-mail: rosdjury@nmcourts.gov

Hand Deliver: 400 N. Virginia Street, Suite 103, Roswell, NM

Mail to: Jury Clerk, P.O. Box 1776, Roswell, NM 88202

If you need to speak with a Jury Clerk, you can call 575-622-2212, ext. 129 or 145 or you can email rosdjury@nmcourts.gov.

Other Resources

Jury Service Video

Jury Service Video (Open Captioned in English)

Chief Justice Charles Daniels' "Thank you" to Jurors