Moriarty News

Municipal Court                     

Contacting us                                           

Dorothy Encinias - Judge - Email
(505) 832-6354
TERM:  2016

Deborah Garris - Court Clerk - Email
(505) 832-6354 (505) 832-2591


201 Broadway Street (S)
Moriarty, NM 87035

Municipal Court Information

The City Judge presides over Municipal Court including the disposition of all traffic tickets, zoning violations, animal control violations, and violations of other City ordinances.

Our goal is to provide superior customer service and create a user-friendly court. In return, the Court expects all visitors to respect the Court and its employees. Here are several things you should know before you visit the Court:

  • It is important that visitors understand the appropriate dress code for the Court. The Court is a place of business, and visitors should wear clean, fitted clothes. Shirt and shoes are required. Please take hats off before entering any courtroom.
  • All pagers and cell phones should be turned off before entering the court room.
  • It is also important to know that food, drink, and all weapons are strictly prohibited from the building. No alcohol will be allowed on the premises. All weapons will be confiscated and the violator will be appropriately charged. Do not attempt to bring in any prohibited items. The Court will not store prohibited items for pickup. Leave these items at home or in your car.

Court Schedule:


  • October 10, 2018
  • October 24, 2018
  • November 14, 2018

Court commences at 6:00 p.m. and is held until the docket is complete.

Location: 201 Broadway Street (S), Room 107

Court Clerk Information

The Court Clerk provides a high level of clerical support to Municipal Court and is responsible for the maintenance of all records of the Court. The Court Clerk is always available to provide information and technical guidance to the public regarding court procedures, but cannot give legal advice or suggestions.

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