The Probate Office is located at 100 Catron St.
Santa Fe County Probate
Attn: Probate Judge
P.O. BOX 1985
Santa Fe, N.M. 87504
Probate Judge Hours:
Wednesday and Friday: 11:00 a.m. through 3:00 p.m.
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.
IMPORTANT NOTICE RECENT CHANGES TO NEW MEXICO PROBATE LAW
Please note that the New Mexico legislature has amended certain aspects of New Mexico probate law effective July 1, 2016. The New Mexico Supreme Court forms have not yet been updated to reflect these changes. Your probate case filed on or after July 1, 2016 will, however, be subject to the revised requirements.
The changes are as follows:
You may not close the estate earlier than six months after the date of your appointment as personal representative. If you have questions about how these changes affect your probate case, I encourage you to seek advice from an attorney.