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No. The county attorney only provides legal advice to the Governing Body, County Manager, and Staff. Citizens requiring private legal advice need to consult a private attorney. The NM Bar Association can help in this matter. Their phone number is 505-797-6000. Or you can contact Southeastern NM Legal Services at 575-769-2326.
Depending on the amount, either Magistrate Court or Lea County District Court in Lovington. You can call Magistrate Court at 575-397-3621 or 575-396-6677 or the District Court at 575-396-8571.
You will need to go to the Lea County District Court in Lovington. One of the judges will need to sign the order for it in order for it to be in effect. You may contact the District Court Clerk's office for more information at 575-396-8571.
The District Attorney's office number is 575-397-2471.
The Public Defender's office number is 575-397-5230
The numbers for the Southeastern New Mexico Legal Aid office are 575-769-2326 in Clovis or 575-623-9669 in Roswell.
2022 Lea County Resolution Designating the Custodians of Public Records (PDF)