Municipal Court
Contact Info

COVID 19 UPDATE 3/17/20



With the latest reports of closures within the State of New Mexico, Los Alamos Municipal Court is urging all defendants to waive their appearance, appear via video chat or we will schedule court by appointment ONLY.  Questions or concerns can be emailed to juanita.mcniel@lacnm.us

For updates on probation, teen court and community service click on the tabs to the left.

Payments can be made online by following the link below.


Hearings


1. You can request to appear by audio visual hearing by emailing your request to juanita.mcniel@lacnm.us .  She will email you instructions and send you a Zoom invite once you have been scheduled.

 
2. If you have already entered a plea you can request a continuance using the following form Continuance.pdf and emailing it to juanita.mcniel@lacnm.us.  Once this is approved you will receive an email with the approval.


Judge Elizabeth Allen


Presiding Judge, Honorable Elizabeth K Allen

Term Ends: December 31st, 2023

Municipal Court Clerk's Office

(505) 662-8025


Municipal Code

Directions to the Justice Center:

Map to the Justice Center

The Los Alamos Municipal Court is a Court of Limited Jurisdiction operating within the New Mexico Municipal Court System.  The Court is an independent branch of government constitutionally entrusted with the fair and just resolution of disputes in order to attain justice for the individual and society through the rule of law.  The Municipal Court handles traffic, DWI, animal control and other violations of Municipal Code.  The 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.