The City of Santa Fe continues to adapt and modify procedures with the goal of minimizing interpersonal contact and reducing the spread of COVID-19, all while continuing to deliver essential services.
The following Santa Fe Municipal Court procedures will be implemented until further notice as part of our response to the COVID-19 public health emergency.
If you have an upcoming arraignment please call (505) 955-5070 to set up a telephonic hearing. Please leave a message as the Court does have staff on a reduced schedule answering calls and returning voicemails and emails.
If you have an upcoming pre-trial conference please see the contact information below:
- If you have been charged with a jailable offense such as Careless Driving, DWI, etc. AND you are represented by the Public Defender, please call David Thomas at (505) 955-6052 before the date of your hearing.
- If you have been charged with a jailable offense such as Careless Driving, DWI, etc. AND you want to apply for the Public Defender, please call Cindy Hagman at (505) 955-5108 before the date of your hearing.
- If you have been charged with a jailable offense such as Careless Driving, DWI, etc. AND you want to represent yourself, please call City Prosecutor Kyle Hibner at (505) 955-5195 before the date of your hearing.
- If you have a private defense attorney please contact them.
If you have a scheduled traffic trial during this time, it will be continued and you will receive a new date via email or mail
If you have a motions hearing or criminal trial - these will be conducted via Zoom - please review these attached instructions for Zoom trials & motions hearings.
Court ordered payments can be made online at www.citepayusa.com. To access a case, must have the exact court case number or the citation number, as well as their date of birth. The service provider will charge a fee of 5.95% of the fines or fees for the service.
Court required documentation (Community Service, Defensive Driving, Insurance, Registration, etc.) can be submitted to the following email: [bot protected email address]. Please include your contact information and case/citation number.
Santa Fe Municipal Court encourages Defendants and Attorneys to fax file at (505) 955-5159.
We thank everyone for their understanding during these extraordinary times.
If your name is not on this docket or to verify any docket changes, please call Municipal Court at (505) 955-5070.
Please refer to our General Court Information page for reference to court policies and decorum.