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New Mexico Courts

Tribunales de Nuevo México

Attorney Access to File and Serve 

*NOTICE* E-filing available at select Magistrate courts on January 19, 2021
E-Filing for civil cases will be available at Magistrate courts in the following counties: Chaves, Eddy, Lea, Curry, Roosevelt, DeBaca, Harding, Quay, McKinley, San Juan, Lincoln and Otero. E-Filing will be available for initial filings, subsequent filings and proposed text/orders.

For Magistrate courts, proposed text/orders for review by a judge will be submitted through File & Serve. Training will be held on January 19, 20 and 21st from 3:30 - 4:30 pm. To register for training, click here

*NOTICE* Browser Compatibility Update
The browsers Google Chrome, Firefox (version 52 and above) and Microsoft Edge are recommended for best performance.  Safari and lower versions of Internet Explorer are not supported.  

The fees for E-filing at the District and Metropolitan Courts in New Mexico are as follows:

File and Serve Fees - $12
File Only Fees - $8
Serve Only Fee - $0

Getting Started in File and Serve

  1. A CAID number is required for attorneys to use File and Serve (NOTE: this is different than a Bar number).  To obtain or lookup your number, contact the Supreme Court here.

Out-of-state attorneys, contact the Supreme Court here

  1. An individual from a law firm or sole practitioner can register for a Firm account in File & Serve by selecting the Register button on the New Mexico File & Serve home page.
  2. You are ready to begin filing in the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals and District Courts. 

Guidelines for e-Filing

      For details about e-Filing to the Supreme Court, click here.

      For details about e-Filing to the Court of Appeals, click here.

      For details about e-Filing to the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Courts, click here.

      For details about e-Filing to Criminal cases, click here.

Proposed Text Documents

Proposed Text documents are documents that need to be reviewed and signed by the judge; they are not filed through File & Serve. Proposed Text documents are submitted via email to the judge assigned to your case.  For email addresses click here.

Free Process for Attorneys

For District Court attorneys, click here.

For Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court, click here.

For assistance with File and Serve (filing, training or processing payments) contact Tyler Technologies:

Call: 1-800-297-5377, Email: or Chat

File and Serve Resources