Canyon descending through the Sandia Mountains

Second Judicial District Court


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New Mexico Judiciary Overview

The following information may be of use to you in learning about the various levels of jurisdiction in New Mexico.

Second Judicial District Court Overview

The Second Judicial District Court is the largest court of original jurisdiction in the State of New Mexico. The Court has approximately 350 employees. Due to the number of cases filed and the complexity of the cases managed, the Court is diversified in divisions to best meet the needs of the public.

Second Judicial District Court Tour Brochure

The tour brochure below gives quick courthouse facts and describes the artwork displayed throughout the building.

What is Court?

K – 5. What Is Court is a guide that can be used to explain court and court procedures to young children.