CARLSBAD MUNICIPAL COURT

 114 South Halagueno Street | (575) 885.3363


 

Lobby Hours:
Sunday: Closed
Monday.......7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday......7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday..7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday.....7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday: Closed
Saturday: Closed

“ The court is closed from noon until 1 p.m. during the lunch hour.

Purpose of Municipal Court Carlsbad Municipal is a court of limited jurisdiction; handling offenses that occur within the city limits of Carlsbad.  These offenses include criminal petty misdemeanors, traffic violations and code offenses.  

Arraignments are held at 8:00 a.m. only, Monday through Thursday.   If you wish to appear before the Judge, you must appear at 7:45 a.m.  Further information can be found in the  Court Procedures and General Information  for the Municipal Court.

Payments can be made with cash or money order. Requests for payment extensions must be made in person. The clerks are allowed to give only one (1) extension. Any extensions thereafter must be approved by the Judge. The court stops taking payments at 3 p.m. E-payments may be made at any time.
 

NOTICE:
You can now pay your citation/court fines online at www.citepayusa.com with a credit card.
[You must have the citation number or case number for payment, additional fees may apply.]

 

 

 Municipal Court Penalty Assessment 

 Records Request Form  

 


COMMUNITY SERVICE
Fines may be worked out through Community Service. Credit will be given at minimum wage per hour for fines only. Any fees assessed must be paid. You must come to the Court to sign up for work. Information is provided below:

    • Supervisor: Victor Tavarez, 887-1191 ext. 7976 (885-6262 before 8:00a.m.)
    • Report To: Community Service Building located at 1702 W. Fox St. (Next to the Boys and Girls Club in the gated area).”- Time: Winter Hours: 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Summer Hours 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
    • Need To Bring: Sack Lunch and a pair of gloves.
    • Dress Code: Wear comfortable work clothes - No shorts or sandals


Contact: Collis Johnson 

Email: cljohnson@cityofcarlsbadnm.com  
Phone: (575) 885-3363 

Contact: Kim Hernandez
Email: kahernandez@cityofcarlsbadnm.com
Phone: (575) 885-3363