We have had reports of cyber criminals imitating court telephone numbers (“spoofing”) and demanding that citizens pay money for fines or fees in cases involving relatives.  These calls are not valid.  New Mexico Courts will never call citizens to ask for payments of any kind.

Serving Lincoln & Otero Counties; includes Carrizozo, Ruidoso & Alamogordo

Twelfth District Court [See “Court Programs” – “Mediation”]

Civil Mediation

All civil cases, assists parties to reach agreements

Domestic Relations Mediation

Assists with development of Parenting Plans, division of debt & property


Katina Watson
Phone: 575-812-5080
Email: aladkmw@nmcourts.gov

Children’s Court Mediation Program

Child Abuse and Neglect Mediation

Assists with plans for family treatment & reunification (or termination of rights), child safety & wellbeing

Open Adoptions Mediation

Assists with plans for family transition, schedules for contact and child safety & wellbeing