We have had reports of cyber criminals imitating court telephone numbers (“spoofing”) and demanding that citizens pay money for fines or fees in cases involving relatives. These calls are not valid. New Mexico Courts will never call citizens to ask for payments of any kind.

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New Mexico Statutes Governing MCAP

New Mexico statutes relating to Municipal Court Automation and reports required to be submitted by judges to governing bodies

34-9-12. Municipal court automation fund created; administration; distribution

35-14-7. Monthly reports and remittances

35-14-8. Itemized statement

35-14-9. Penalty

35-14-11. Municipal ordinance; court costs; collection; purpose

35-14-12. Municipal courts; automation required