Municipal Court

Municipal Court

Court Rules

  • For your convenience the Court can now accept credit and 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 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.

Judges Hours

The Judge does not see clients on Friday, however, she is available for arraignments, bond hearings and specific court hearings.

Town of Silver City Traffic Code

Ordinance No. 1275 adopted the New Mexico Uniform Traffic Code, 2018 Compilation, effective July 2018 with certain superceding amendments, as the Town’s Traffic Code. Read on Town’s Traffic Code