We have had reports of cyber criminals imitating court telephone numbers (“spoofing”) and demanding that citizens pay money for fines or fees in cases involving relatives. These calls are not valid. New Mexico Courts will never call citizens to ask for payments of any kind.

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Fifth Judicial District Court


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Lea County

Division III
​Hon. William G.W. Shoobridge

​Division IV
Hon. Mark Sanchez

Division VII
Hon. Michael H. Stone

​Division XI
Hon. Lee A. Kirksey

Eddy County

Division I
Hon. Eileen Riordan

Division V
​Hon. Jane Shuler Gray

Division IX
Hon. Lisa Riley

Chaves County

Division VI
Hon. James M. Hudson (Chief Judge)

Division X
Hon. Dustin K Hunter

Division II
Hon. Thomas E. Lilley

Division VIII
Hon. Jared G. Kallunki