Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court
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.