Probate Judge

Regular Office Hours:

Tuesdays & Thursdays

10:00 a.m. To 12:00 p.m.

To schedule an appointment, please call 575-546-0491.


The New Mexico Constitution established this part time county position of probate judge. The probate judge's responsibilities are the following:

  • Performs marriages.
  • Admission of Will to informal probate.
  • Informal appointment of personal representatives.
  • After a verified application of a personal representative, she signs an order granting and establishing personal representative rights to execute an estate.
  • To enable the personal representative to obtain a discharge of liens securing her performance.


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