Upcoming Events

Everything You Need to Know about Probate

(Probate is a legal process that takes place after someone passes away)

Judge Bulman will help the citizens of Santa Fe County understand the probate process, so they can better organize their own affairs or carry out the duties of administering the estates of loved ones.

Topics of Discussion: Ways to avoid probate, When you need to file a probate, What is involved in filing a probate proceeding? Should I file in Probate Court or District Court? Do I need an attorney? Can I be appointed as Personal Representative? What does a Personal Representative need to do?


Breakfast with Leaders
Hosted by the League of Women Voters
Tuesday, August 18, 2015  at 9 a.m.
Health & Human Services Conference Room at 2052 S. Galisteo St.   
No charge to attend. 
$10 Charge for breakfast
( Coffee, fruit, and pastries)
RSVP for breakfast to Ann Coulston. 

  50+ Employment Connections
(NM Aging and Long-Term Services Department)
Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. 
Toney Anaya Building at 2550 Cerrillos Road.

Probate Judge

Shannon Broderick Bulman

First Term 2015-2018
Probate Judge
(505) 992-1636

Contact Us

Shannon Broderick Bulman
Probate Judge
(505) 992-1636
Probate Assistant: Frank Fischer (505) 986-6284

The Probate Office is located at the intersection of West Palace and Grant Ave. at the Bokum Bldg.

General Probate Office Hours:
Contact Frank Fischer at the County Clerk's Office (505) 986-6284

Probate Judge Hours:
Monday and Wednesday: 11 a.m. through 3 p.m.
Friday: 1 p.m. through 3 p.m.

Info & Resources

Scheduled appointments are recommended.

Probate Cases: $30 (less than 3 years - call about exceptions)
The Probate Court provides packets for $5.00 (Will or No-Will) to the public to aid in filing an Informal Probate Case.