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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Security Rules

Security and public screening at the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Courthouse is designed to ensure the comfort and safety of the public, employees and visitors.

We ask for your cooperation and patience during busy court hours.

Cell phones, pagers, PDAs, computers, iPads, tablets, scanners, all camera-capable and recording-capable devices, and other electronic devices are prohibited in the courthouse. In addition, weapons of any kind, sharp instruments including; nail files, razor blades, scissors and certain types of cigarette lighters (torch lighters) will be confiscated. Food or drink is also not allowed. 

Thank you for your cooperation.