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The Civil Division does provide a form packet for $10.00.  Upon expiration of revocation period, the individual needing a license restoration may pick up and fill out forms.  Hearing date will be set by the judge's office.  The judge will determine whether or not restoration of license is to be granted at time of hearing.  The filing fee is $132.00.

Any individual needing to view a civil file, must request viewing at the Civil Division Records Retrieval window.  All files except for 1990, 1991 and TX cases may be accessed immediately upon request.  1990, 1991 and TX cases are located offsite. Requests for these files are taken and party is contacted when file is available.  You may also view a case file through Case Lookup.

If pro se parties are unable to fill out the forms, they must contact an attorney; the clerks are unable to provide assistance to parties with regards to filling out forms.

The Civil Division does have forms available for $10.00 for individuals who want a name change.  Individuals must completely fill out all forms, prior to filing.  A hearing date is scheduled approximately one month from date of filing.  Judge's office provides exact date of hearing.  After initiation of case, prior to hearing, notice of the name change must be published in a newspaper.  Judge will determine whether or not name change will be granted during the hearing.  The filing fee is $132.00.

In the Civil Division, all hearings are set by the Judge's office upon formal request. If you require a hearing you must submit the following: an original Request for Hearing and two copies, one copy is provided to the Judge; an original Notice of Hearing and copies for all parties entitled to notice; stamped envelopes addressed to all parties entitled to notice, including yourself. Samples of these documents are in Motions Packet which is available in the Civil Division.

Attorney representation is only required for companies/corporations. Individuals who choose to appear on their own behalf (pro se) may do so, however, they must prepare all necessary paperwork. The forms available are limited. As stated above, the court staff cannot provide legal information. Parties appearing on their own behalf are expected to know and follow the laws, Rules of Procedure, and Local Rules as they apply to their case.


400 Lomas Blvd NW
Room 119, 1st Floor
Albuquerque, NM  87102


Office Hours
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Public Service Windows Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Phone: 505-841-7451

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