County Clerk
Contact Info

Contact Info

505-662-8010

505-662-8008

clerks@lacnm.us

1000 Central Avenue Suite 240

Monday - Friday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

County Clerk - Naomi Maestas



Naomi D. Maestas
County Clerk

Term Ends: December 31, 2020
naomi.maestas@lacnm.us
(505) 662-8012

MISSION:
To preserve, maintain, secure, and provide convenient access, in perpetuity, to all public records entrusted to the Clerk's Office. To maintain voter registration files and conduct fair, honest, transparent and accurate elections. To provide prompt and courteous service, processing each transaction in an accurate, thorough, cost-effective, timely and professional manner, while always remembering that we are here to serve the citizens.

ABOUT THE COUNTY CLERK OFFICE

The County Clerk is responsible for the recording, indexing, archiving and retrieval of permanent records. Currently, the Clerk’s Office maintains a records database with over 78,000 electronic public record documents, with retrieval assistance provided to the public daily. The County Clerk also manages an online records website containing record index information, which can be searched and viewed 24/7. Public records, such as deeds, mortgages, liens, and other documents written and acknowledged, are recorded daily. A portion of the recording and filing fees collected are utilized to purchase and maintain hardware and software that support the recording and archiving processes. In 2013, the County Clerk initiated a free service, known as FraudSleuth, in which emails are sent to subscribers, notifying them if anything is recorded under their name. To date, there are 322 registered subscribers, an increase of 11% since December 2016.

The County Clerk issues, records and maintains state mandated marriage licenses, retrieving and providing copies, upon request. In 2014, the Online Marriage Application module was launched, allowing applicants to process the application online, thereby expediting the process. The County Clerk acts as the Clerk to the Probate Court and is the custodian of all Probate Court records, providing administrative support, as needed.

The County Clerk serves as the Clerk of the County Council, attends meetings, preserving a record of the proceedings. The Clerk’s Office publishes and files government documents such as ordinances and resolutions, which are accessible using the online records website. In 2015, over 500 Probate Case files were scanned into records database for record retention and retrieval.

The County Clerk works closely with the Secretary of State to conduct all federal, state, county, and local elections, in compliance with federal, state and local charter. The office maintains election and voter registration records and voting systems. Delivers voter outreach to increase voter awareness in the community.

The County Clerk and staff perform general administrative support services, including financial management, in addition to serving as notary public, providing attestation and administering oaths.

COUNTY CLERK STAFF

Adrianna Ortiz
Chief Deputy Clerk
at.ortiz@lacnm.us
(505) 662-8395

Gloria A. Maestas
Elections Manager
gloria.maestas@lacnm.us
(505) 662-8011

Francella M. Montoya
Senior Deputy Clerk
francella.montoya@lacnm.us
(505) 662-8013

Victoria L. Martinez
Deputy Clerk
victoria.martinez@lacnm.us
(505) 662-8490

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