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Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court Records,

Identifier: 1999-029

Scope and Content

Collection consists of the correspondence of the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court's Deputy Court Administrator.


  • 1993-1997

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Limited duplication allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Historical Note

The Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court was established by a legislative act in 1979 (1979 NM Laws, Chp. 346, Sec. 1-14). The same act abolished small claims, municipal, and magistrate courts in Bernalillo County and transferred their functions to the newly-created Metropolitan Court. The Metropolitan Court's jurisdiction generally covers offenses and complaints under ordinances of Bernalillo County and its municipalities, and civil actions involving sums less than $5,000. Because the 1979 legislative act stipulated that Metropolitan Court would be established in counties "with a population of more than two hundred thousand persons in the last federal decennial census," Bernalillo County is the only New Mexican county with a Metropolitan Court as of 1999.


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Contact Information

  1. New Mexico State Records Center and Archives
  2. Archives and Historical Services Division
  3. 1205 Camino Carlos Rey
  4. Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
  5. Phone: 505-476-7908
  6. Fax: 505-476-7909
  7. Email:
  8. URL:
Inventory of the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court Records, 1993-1997
Edited Full Draft
Processed by Staff
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Finding aid is in English

Revision Statements

  • June 28, 2004: PUBLIC "-//New Mexico State Records Center and Archives//TEXT (US::Nm-Ar::1999-029::Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court Records)//EN" "nmar1999-029.sgml" converted from EAD 1.0 to 2002 by v1to02.xsl (sy2003-10-15).
  • Monday, 20210524: Attribute normal is missing or blank.

Repository Details

Part of the New Mexico State Records Center and Archives Repository

1209 Camino Carlos Rey
Santa Fe NM 87507
(505) 476-7948