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13th District(Cibola, Sandoval, and Valencia Counties)

Filing Fees, Costs and Forms

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Filling Fees & Costs:

Domestic Relations Filing Fee – $137.00
Domestic Violence Filing – No Charge
Civil Case Filing Fee – $132.00
Adoption Case Filing Fee – $132.00
Probate Case Filing Fee – $132.00
Magistrate Criminal Appeal Filing Fee – $35.00
Magistrate Civil Appeal Filing Fee – $132.00
Municipal Criminal Appeal Filing Fee – $20.00
Unemployment/Workforce Solutions Appeal – No Charge
Civil Jury, 6 Person – $150.00 per day
Civil Jury, 12 Person – $300.00 per day

Miscellaneous Fees:

Copies, any type  -$0.35/pg (Click here for form)
Microfilm copies, any type – $0.50/pg
Certified copy seal – $1.50/ea
Exemplified copy seal – $4.50/ea
Scanning fee (jury, etc.) – $0.35/pg
Audio Duplication, CD or Tape – $4.00/ea (Click here for form)
Fax fees, in-state, per page – $2.50/pg
Fax fees, out-of-state, per page – $5.00/pg
Postage – actual cost
Envelope fee (jury, etc.) – $0.41

The forms offered by the Thirteenth Judicial District Court are NOT intended as a substitute for legal advice; it is recommended you seek the advice of an attorney if you have legal questions. The Thirteenth Judicial District Court has monthly pro se clinics in each county, ask the Clerk’s Office for more information. The forms listed below can be accessed for free from the District Court’s website, thirteenthdistrictcourt.nmcourts.gov, or are available in the Clerk’s Office for the amounts listed below.


The clerk’s office charges a fee for the following form packets:
Divorce (Getting Started packet)  –  $5.00
Getting a Default Divorce   –  $5.00
Parentage   –    $5.00
Name Change   –   $5.00
Kinship/Guardianship of Minor  –  $5.00
Guardianship/Conservatorship of Adult  –  $5.00
Getting a Default Judgment  –  $5.00
Restoring Driver’s License  –  $5.00
Complaint for Civil Restraining Order  –  $5.00
Notice of Appeal (lower court and most agencies)  –  $5.00

The following forms are free:

All domestic violence forms
Application for Free Process
General Motion, DM Motion to Modify and Motion/Order to Show Cause

Objections to Recommendations of Hearing Officer/Special Commissioner:

Registration of Foreign Decree
Request for Hearing/Notice of Hearing
Request for Interpreter/Cancellation of Interpreter
Request for Mediation (Civil or Domestic)
Service by Publication
Unemployment/Workforce Solutions Appeal