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Silver City has updated its annual Parks and Activity Directory, a booklet with information for all ages about all kinds of activity opportunities available in Silver City. Learn more!

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Town of Silver City
Box 1188
Silver City, NM 88062

About the Municipal Court

Silver City Municipal Court

  • Office Hours:
    8:00 to 4:00
  • Judge’s Hours
    8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    The Judge does not see clients on Friday, however she is available for arraignments, bond hearings and specific court hearings.
  • Sonya Ruiz
    Municipal Court Judge (term ends: 3/22)

  • Jackie Hernandez
    Court Administrator

  • Theresa Bales-Garcia
    Court Specialist 

215 North Bullard
Silver City, NM 88061
Phone: 575-388-4504
Fax: 575-388-0465

Court Rules

  • For your convenience the Court can now accept credit & debit cards. All payments may be made in office or by telephone.
  • No cell phones are allowed in Court room. If a cell phone rings in Court room it will be treated as a contempt of court and can be punished with a fine up to $500.00 and/or 90 days of jail
  • Defendants are seen on a first-come, first-served basis with the exception of scheduled trials and arraignments.
  • Proper attire is to be worn in the court at all times. This includes police officers and attorneys. Clothing exhibiting profanity or inappropriate designs and vulgar attire is prohibited. Defendants with such will be asked to cover-up or return in appropriate attire.
  • Weapon Metal Detector Wand in use all people entering Court will be searched. No weapons of any kind allowed in Court with the exception of on duty officers.  Please secure all personal belongings including purse, backpack and cell phones in vehicles before entering the courtroom. Evidence items must be cleared with receptionist before time of trial.  If metal detected you will be denied access.


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