Colfax County Probate Judge
Colfax County Building 230 N. 3rd St.
PO Box 1498 Raton, NM 87740
Phone: (575)-445-9565 Fax: (575) 445-2902
Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 8:00 am. to 12:00 pm.
Appointments are required.
The Colfax County Probate Court is established under Article VI of the State Constitution. New Mexico County Probate Courts may admit original wills to informal probates, informally appoint a personal representative, appoint a special administrator in an informal proceeding and appoint a successor personal representative, when the original personal representative dies or resigns.
Note to the Public
The Probate Judge and Clerk are prohibited by law from giving legal advice, including any cases filed in this court.
You can purchase a packet of Probate Forms and Instructions from the Probate Judge for a $5.00 fee or you can download these forms at www.nmcourts.gov/forms.aspx.
There is a filing fee of $30.00 once completed.