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Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court has made it convenient for you to pay your fines and fees.
If you are unable to pay the fines and fees, you will have the option of completing community service at a one of the two weed and litter agencies or one of the other court-approved non-profit agencies. It is your responsibility to ensure the fines and fees are paid by the due date. There will be NO PAYMENT EXTENSIONS. If fines and fees are not paid or community service hours are not completed by the due date, a warrant for your arrest may be issued with an additional $100 warrant fee.
You must take a copy of your Judgment & Sentence, Addendum and I.D. with you to the agency!
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I make payments on my fines and fees?
Yes, you have until the due date noted on your Addendum to pay off the balance. There is no minimum payment due. The court will accept any amount of...
Can I do community service for my fines and fees?
Yes, you are eligible to work community service for fines and fees. It is your responsibility to schedule your community service.
Can I do both community service and make payments towards my fines and fees?
Yes, you can work some hours for community service and then pay the remaining balance, or vice versa. Any combination of community service and or...
How many hours of community service will I need to work to fulfill my obligation for my fines and fees?
Any hours worked will be credited at Federal Minimum Wage. We strongly recommend you keep track of the community service hours you work.
I don’t want to do community service at weed and litter, where can I go?
Click here for the list of the court-approved, in-town agencies, and here for out-of-town, non-profit agencies and their specific requirements. You...
How do I register for community service?
If you choose to complete your community service at one of the weed and litter programs, you do not need to call and make an appointment....
What if I have just a few hours of community service to complete?
All Weed & Litter Agencies need workers to perform a full day of work. However, if a defendant has only four hours of community service, the...
Which agencies can I go to?
Please see the court-approved list. Click here for in-town agencies, and here for out-of-town agencies.
Can I complete my community service at more than one agency?
Yes, you can change the agency as long as you complete the community service hours by the due date.
What paperwork do I need to present to the community service agency?
You must take your Addendum and a government approved identification card. It is very important that you have your Routing Slip with you when...