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No fee waivers available in New Mexico. This helps to ensure New Mexicans are able to use their right to access and obtain public records in accordance with the New Mexico Inspection of Public Records Act. Since , the Freedom of Information Act has provided New Mexicans with the right - and ability - to study governmental records. All searches are subject to our terms and applicable laws. Learn what you need to know here.
To request access to records prior to , complete an online request here. Due to varying restrictions on public access for certain case types as provided by law, cases in SOPA are divided into three tiers with three corresponding levels of access, which are defined as follows:. Tier 1: Most cases that are viewable in SOPA fall within Tier 1, including most civil, probate, domestic relations, and criminal case types.
Tier 3 cases include proceedings under the Abuse and Neglect Act, the Families in Need of Court-Ordered Services Act, adoption proceedings, parentage proceedings, and mental health proceedings.
County offices will resume regular hours on Tuesday, November Collection Centers will resume regular hours on Wednesday, November Essential services provided by Public Safety will continue as usual. The public is now able to search Santa Fe County Probate Court case docket information from through present.