Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) is a free tool provided by the New Mexico Judiciary to resolve a Debt & Money Due cases online.

  • ODR provides an opportunity to settle your case with the other party before a hearing or trial is scheduled at the courthouse.
  • If an agreement is reached, the agreement is filed with the court and your case will be closed and the agreement is filed with the court.
  • If an agreement is not reached, the online negotiation will end, the court will be notified and your case will go forward in the court system.
  • ODR is required for plaintiffs (or their attorneys) in debt and money due cases; it is voluntary for defendants (or their attorneys)


** Notice about Online Dispute Resolution **

Starting July 1, 2021, the Judiciary is pausing referrals to Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) for newly filed debt and money due cases as well as landlord-tenant actions involving the collection of money due. These case types will proceed in court according to applicable rules of civil procedures. Cases previously referred to ODR will continue in the program until the end of their online negotiation period. The pause on new case referrals will remain in effect until further notice. The Judiciary plans to conduct an intensive evaluation of the online program and upgrade the application, including to increase accessibility.