Probates

109 W 1st Street
Lobby Box 4
Portales, NM 88130
575.356.8562
575.356.3560(fax)

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Stephanie Hicks County Clerk

 

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 Anathalia Baca
Deputy County Clerk
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The County Clerk works with the Probate Judge in filing informal probates. Michelle Bargas is the Probate Judge for Roosevelt County. She is the first one to contact when settling an estate.

Office hours for Probate are Mondays from 10:00 am to 2:00pm. Judge Bargas may be contacted by email at the address mbargas@rooseveltcounty.com or by phone at 575-226-3995 or 575-760-7605.

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.