The County Clerk works with the Probate Judge in filing informal probates. Kendall Terry is the Probate Judge for Roosevelt County. He is the first one to contact when settling an estate.
Judge Terry may be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 575-226-3995 or 575-760-3960..
Forms may be purchased for probates with a will or without a will for $5.00 per packet. Forms also may be downloaded from this link. https://nmsupremecourt.nmcourts.gov/legal-forms/vprobate_code.php
The County Clerk is required to index and keep a record of probates filed in their office. They also provide certified copies of any probated wills or letters issued to personal representatives.