Municipal Court
Contact Info

Contact Info

505-662-8025

505-662-8365

eric.abeyta@lacnm.us

2500 Trinity Dr. Ste C, Los Alamos, NM 87544

Monday - Friday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Presiding Judge, Honorable Alan S. Kirk 
Term Ends: January 31st, 2019

Court Clerk's Office

(505) 662-8025

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Directions to the Justice Center:

Map to the Justice Center

The Municipal Court handles traffic, DWI, animal control and other violations of Municipal Code. Municipal Court is established by the County Charter, as authorized and required by state law. The Court has jurisdiction over petty misdemeanors created by the County Council in the form of ordinances collected in the County code and violated within the boundaries of Los Alamos County.

Magistrate Court is a State Court, separate from the Los Alamos Municipal Court, and can be reached at (505) 662-2727.

Procedures and Information
What to Expect at your Court Appearance
Learn about your rights, responsibilities, and what to expect during your Municipal Court Appearance.
 
Traffic Citation Procedures
Learn about Los Alamos Municipal Court's penalty assessments, court appearances, documentation, and services the court can provide.
 
Los Alamos Teen Court
Learn about this alternative sentencing for Juveniles.
 
Community Service
Community Service ordered by the Los Alamos Municipal Judge allows for defendants to provide meaningful contributions to the Community and also to their improvement...
 
Defensive Driving Courses
If you have been ordered, by the Los Alamos Municipal Judge, to attend a Defensive Driving Class you have two options. You can attend a class (normally held at night or on the weekend) or you can complete a course online...
How To...
Clear a Bench Warrant
If a bench warrant has been processed for you in the Los Alamos Municipal Court, you have several ways to clear it.
 
Clear a Suspended License
If you find your license suspended by the Court, the first place to start the process to clear the suspension would be your closest Motor Vehicle Division office.
 
Payment Options
Penalty assessment citations may be paid by mail, online or in person at the Court Clerk’s Office during normal business hours. Your payment must be received in the Court Clerk's office within thirty (30) days from the violation date.
 
Public Defender Guidelines
Individuals who are charged with an offense, which includes jail time as a possible sentence and who meet financial indigence requirements may apply for a public defender...