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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Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court


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Civil Unit

The Civil Unit receives and initiates new cases for small claims and landlord/tenant evictions.

The Unit collects and processes filing fees, jury and other bonds. The Unit files all documents related to civil court cases and updates the case management system with these pleadings. Staff is responsible for issuing summonses and subpoenas and providing transcripts of judgements to parties. Staff processes and prepares Writs of Garnishment, Execution, and Restitution, as well as Orders and Default Judgements.

Cindy Urban

Cindy Urban

Court Manager II