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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Family Court Judges and Domestic Relations Hearing Officers

Family Court Judges

The Honorable Debra Ramirez – Presiding Judge, Assigned to the Domestic Violence Caseload

The Honorable Gerard Lavelle

The Honorable Jane Levy

The Honorable Amber Chavez Baker

Domestic Relations Hearing Officers

Family Court Judges assign cases to Domestic Relations Hearing Officers to assist with handling the large volume of cases.  Hearing Officers review court documents, conduct hearings, and make recommendations subject to review and adoption by a judge.

Domestic Relations Hearing Officers

Mark Benford
Phone: 505-841-6737

Stephen Klump
Phone: 505-841-5448

Crystal Lees
Phone: 505-841-6747

Elizabeth Rourke
Phone: 505-841-6747

Darby Sais
Phone: 505-841-6737

Rosemary Traub
Phone:  505-841-5448

Coming soon!