We have had reports of cyber criminals imitating court telephone numbers (“spoofing”) and demanding that citizens pay money for fines or fees in cases involving relatives. These calls are not valid. New Mexico Courts will never call citizens to ask for payments of any kind.

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Water Rights Adjudication


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Statewide Adjudication Judge  

James J. Wechsler

Water Judges by District Court

First Judicial District 
Judge Frank Mathew

Second Judicial District
Judge Shannon Bacon

Third Judicial District 
Judge Manuel Arrieta

Fourth Judicial District 
Judge Abigail Aragon

Fifth Judicial District 
Judge Raymond Romero

Sixth Judicial District 
Judge J. C. Robinson

Seventh Judicial District 
Judge Matt Reynolds

Eighth Judicial District 
Judge Sarah Backus

Ninth Judicial District 
Judge Fred Van Soelen

Tenth Judicial District 
Judge Scooter Mitchell

Eleventh Judicial District 
Judge Daylene Marsh

Twelfth Judicial District 
Judge Waylon Counts

Thirteenth Judicial District 
Judge George Eichwald