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Sixth Judicial District Court


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Adult Protective Services

Investigates and reports abuse of people over eighteen years who are unable to care for themselves and assists in filing guardianships and conservatorships.

Abuse or neglect can be reported at 866-654-3219.

Silver City Office
3082 32nd Street By-Pass, Suite B
Silver City, NM 88061
Phone: 575-534-0832

Deming Office
918 East Pear
Deming, NM 88030
Phone: 575-546-6557

Attorney General’s Homeownership Preservation Program

Keep Your Home New Mexico is a project of local and statewide agencies working together to help New Mexico homeowners who are at risk of losing their homes.

Phone: 1-855-664-6630
Phone: 1-855-NMHOME-0

Child Support Enforcement

New Mexico Child Support Enforcement Division (CSED) assists parents who need to obtain and enforce court-ordered child support.

County Officer 12 – Serving Grant & Hidalgo Counties
3088 32 Street By-Pass, Suite B
Silver City, NM 88061
Phone: 800-288- 2707

County Officer 12, Satellite Office – Serving Luna County
910 Pear St.
Deming, NM 88030
Phone: 800-288- 2707

Children, Youth & Families Department

CFYD investigates abuse and neglect of children and assists in referrals to services for children.

Abuse or neglect can be reported at 1-855-333-7233 or #SAFE from a cell phone.

Field Office, Grant & Southern Catron Counties
3882 32nd Bypass Road, Suite A
Silver City, NM 88061
Phone: 575-538-2945 or 505-827-8400

Field Office, Luna County
918 E. Pear
Deming, NM 88031
Phone: 575-546-6557 or 505-827-8400

Guardianship and Conservatorship Training Video

An online video explaining the duties of court-appointed guardians and/or conservators. The video walks you through your responsibilities to the protected person and to the court. It also provides information on agencies, which can help you perform your duties. Provided by the New Mexico Developmental Disabilities Planning Council.


Guardianship Legal Helpline

Kinship Guardianship Legal Services

The Guardianship Legal Helpline, a project of Pegasus and Law Access New Mexico, is a statewide legal helpline that provides information, advice, and assistance to self-represented litigants in kinship guardianship cases.

Phone: 1-800-980-1165

Guidelines for Pro Se (Self-Represented) Parties

If you choose to represent yourself, you will be held to the same rules and standards as if you were represented by an attorney.

Law Access New Mexico

A free telephone legal advice service for low-income New Mexicans. Law Access provides advice on a broad range of civil issues. The Law Access website offers information on many civil law topics.

Phone: 1-800-340-9771

Legal Aid

New Mexico Legal Aid provides free legal services in civil and domestic matters to low income New Mexicans.  The services provided by New Mexico Legal Aid should not be mistaken as the same as those provided by the Court’s pro se attorneys.

Silver City, NM 88061

Phone: 575-388-0091
Fax: 575-388-0094

New Mexico Public Defenders

The mission of the New Mexico Public Defenders is to provide holistic legal representation of the highest quality to persons charged with criminal offenses in New Mexico, to protect constitutional rights, to advocate zealously, and to work toward reducing criminal recidivism, thus making the community safer.

Phone: 505-841-5100