In an abundance of caution, the Santa Fe Municipal Courthouse will be closed starting Tuesday, July 28, 2020 for fourteen (14) days as a court employee has tested positive for COVID-19. The courthouse will reopen August 11, 2020. The court will continue to conduct hearings telephonically.
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
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.
The Mission of the Santa Fe Municipal Court is to administer justice to the people of Santa Fe in a fair, equitable, efficient, professional and consistent manner. The Court seeks to serve as a model court for the state.
The purpose of the municipal court is to provide a fair, impartial, efficient court system for violations of city ordinances.
The Municipal Court oversees the following cases:
2511 Camino Entrada
Santa Fe, NM 87507
Ph: (505) 955-5070 - main line
Fx: (505) 955-5159
Chad Chittum, Staff Attorney
Ph: (505) 955-5106
[bot protected email address]
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday