Municipal Court

General Information & Scheduling

Arraignments

  • Court Arraignments will be heard on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9 a.m. 
  • HEARINGS CAN BE VIRTUAL; MUST CONTACT COURT FIRST (575) 439-4225
  • Juvenile Traffic Arraignments will be heard during regular Arraignment times.
  • There will be no court Arraignments on Wednesday or Friday.
  • PLEASE NOTE: if you call during court times, please leave a message.  We will return your call promptly.  

Please review the court policies before you appear for arraignment.

Trials

  • Attorney trials will be heard on Wednesdays beginning at 9:30 a.m. on a trailing docket.
  • Non-Attorney trials will be heard on Wednesdays beginning at 1:30 p.m. on a trailing docket.  
  • Contact the City of Alamogordo’s Legal Department 575-439-4293

Court Closures

The Municipal Court will be closed the following days in 2023. (Date of Court closures are tentative and may change on a daily basis).

Holiday Date Observed
New Year's Day Monday, January 2, 2023
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday, January 17, 2023
President's Day
Monday, February 20, 2023
Memorial Day Monday, May 29, 2023
Independence Day Tuesday, July 4, 2023
Labor Day Monday, September 4, 2023
Indigenous Peoples' Day
Monday, October 9, 2023
Veterans' Day Friday, November 10, 2023
Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 23, 2023
Thanksgiving Break Friday, November 24, 2023
Christmas Monday, December 25, 2023