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Seventh Judicial District Court

Tribunal del Séptimo Distrito Judicial

Torrance County

Torrance County CourthouseTorrance County is contains 3,346 square miles, was founded in 1903 and as of the 2010 census had a population of 16,383. The county seat, and the Torrance County Courthouse, is located in Estancia, New Mexico.

The Neil Mertz Judicial Complex was named for the Honorable Neil Mertz, deceased, and was constructed in 2003. The Neil Mertz Judicial Complex houses all of the Torrance County District Court operations, along with the offices of the Torrance County District Attorney.

The principal office for Division III District Judge Kevin R. Sweazea is at the Neil Mertz Judicial Complex along with a staff of seven Court employees. Torrance County District Court operates an Adult Drug Court Program that began in July, 2007.

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