FOURTH AMENDED NOTICE
Dated April 17, 2020
(Effective April 21, 2020)
Until the current operating guidelines for the New Mexico Courts which have been put in place concerning the Coronavirus are modified, parties and attorneys are required to appear for all hearings telephonically or through video conferencing. Parties and attorneys are required to appear telephonically or through video conferencing for any hearing, including pretrial conferences, by providing notice to the Court at its email@example.com email address at least one (1) business day prior to any such hearing and:
- For all cases NOT involving a public health proceeding or a party who is a self-represented litigant, a governmental entity, represented by a civil legal services organization (e.g. New Mexico Legal Aid), or represented by an attorney providing pro bono legal services, by making arrangements for attendance through CourtCall (1-888-882-6878).
- Video conferencing must be arranged by permission from the Court at the time you notify the Court of your anticipated appearance.
- Although the proceeding may be remote, all rules governing demeanor, dress and recording remain in effect. The official record of any hearing is the record taken or recorded by the Court’s Reporter or Monitor and must be used for all purposes.
- This Notice is effective for all hearings scheduled on April 21, 2020 and thereafter until further notice by the Court.
In person courtroom attendance by attorneys and parties shall only be allowed on an emergency basis upon motion and order of the Court. Spectators and visitors are not allowed in the courtroom, but may attend through the same media available to parties and attorneys in accordance with applicable New Mexico Supreme Court Orders and Rules.
Please monitor the Court’s website for notices concerning current courtroom procedures and guidelines.