Level 1 foundational co-parenting class focusing on families in transition. Parents learn skills to avoid common mistakes in an effort to work together with their co-parent for the sake of the children.

Target: Divorcing, separating, never married parents or for parents seeking a modification.



Level 2 skills-based co-parenting class for potentially high-conflict families. These life skills teach parents how to manage emotions in order to protect their children during transition and moving forward.

Target: Divorcing, separating or never married parents in conflict or contested cases.


Comprehensive Course Outline

First District Family Court Services Parent Education


OnlineParentingPrograms.com is currently set as extenuating circumstances as an online divorce parenting class resource within the state of New Mexico. Please check the surrounding Counties, Court Administrator or Judge specific to your Family Law Case (Santa Fe County, Los Alamos County and Rio Arriba) to verify court acceptance of online parenting education as an alternative if you have been court ordered to take a parenting class (such as the in-person parenting classes listed on the Approved Education Seminars For Separating And/Or Divorcing Parents provider list) within First District Family Court of New Mexico State.

NOTICE If an attorney or litigant has concerns specific to the First District and their determination of the need for parenting classes and/or co-parenting classes (in-person or online), they have an opportunity to bring that concern to their judge, who makes the final determination in the form of a Court order. Any request to deviate from the Court's order with respect to cases in Family Court Services would need to be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the Family Court Services within the First District (Santa Fe County, Rio Arriba County, Los Alamos County) for parenting program approval prior to taking any online parent education class..

Location Information for Family Court Services (FCS); an office of the First Judicial District Court serving Santa Fe County, Los Alamos County and Rio Arriba County

Please note:
Specific to the First Judicial District Family Court Services:
Information Session on Children and Separation (ISCS)

Parents with minor children who file a divorce, custody, visitation, or paternity case or reopen a case on custody and/or visitation issues specific to the First Judicial District court of New Mexico, are directed to go to an ISCS. This class reviews the needs of children when parents reside in separate households and how to avoid conflict moving forward. This program is typically offered the first Wednesday of every month. Contact the court for more information.

First Judicial District Family Court Services & Mediation


Family Court Services Contact

Director of Family Court Services
Stephen S. Stone, LCSW

Administrative Assistant
Debi Cannon

Administrative Assistant
Monica Romero

Family Law Forms for Family Court Services & Mediation


First Judicial District Courthouse Locations

Santa Fe County Courthouse

Clerk’s Office Hours:
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Open during the lunch hour.

Physical Address
225 Montezuma Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 2268
​Santa Fe, NM 87504-2268


Rio Arriba County Courthouse

Clerk’s Office Hours:
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Closed during the lunch hour.

Physical Address
7 Main Street
​Tierra Amarilla, NM 87575

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 40
Tierra Amarilla, NM 87575


Los Alamos County

Clerk’s Office Hours:
Wednesday Only, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Closed during the lunch hour.

2500 Trinity Drive, Suite D
Los Alamos, NM 87544

505-662-9561 (Wednesday Only)

First Judicial District Family Court Services: Judges

Shannon Broderick Bulman
Division III III
Family Court
225 Montezuma Ave.
P.O. Box 2268
Santa Fe, NM 87504-2268


Sylvia LaMar
Division III IV
Family Court
225 Montezuma Ave.
P.O. Box 2268
Santa Fe, NM 87504-2268
Phone 505-455-8150


Electronic Filing within throughout the state: OnlineParentingPrograms.com electronically submits Co-Parenting / Divorce certificates of completion for all recognized districts throughout the state of New Mexico.

Check With The Court

OnlineParentingPrograms.com is NOT an accepted resource within the First District covering: Santa Fe County, Rio Arriba County and Los Alamos County Family Court, our online divorce classes / parenting classes may be accepted in extenuating circumstances. It is always best to verify class acceptance with the Director of Family Court Services: Stephen S. Stone, LCSW or your assigned Family Court judge prior to attending any online parenting program as we are not familiar with the specifics of your case within First Judicial District Family Court Services.

Price matching

OnlineParentingPrograms.com offers competitive pricing specific to New Mexico and the First Judicial District Court. If you find another approved online resource in your area that is cheaper, please let us know and we would be happy to honor that price as well. OnlineParentingPrograms.com also provides discounts to lower income families. View additional details.

List of Towns and Cities within 1st District New Mexico:

Santa Fe County:
Agua Fria, Canada de los Alamos, Cedar Grove, Chimayo, Chupadero, Cuartelez CDP, Cundiyo, Cuyamungue, Cuyamungue Grant CDP, Edgewood town*, El Rancho, El Valle de Arroyo Seco, Eldorado at Santa Fe, Espanola*, Galisteo, Glorieta, Golden, Jacona, Jaconita, La Cienega, La Puebla, Lamy, Los Cerrillos CDP, Madrid, Nambe, Peak Place CDP, Pojoaque, Rio En Medio, San Ildefonso Pueblo, San Pedro, Santa Cruz, Santa Fe*, Sombrillo, Tesuque, Tesuque Pueblo

Rio Arriba County:
Abiquiu, Alcalde, Canjilon, Canones, Cebolla, Chama, Chimayo, Cordova, Coyote, Dixon, Dulce, El Rito, Embudo, Espanola, Gallina, Hernandez, La Madera, Lindrith, Los Ojos, Medanales, Ohkay Owingeh, Petaca, Tierra Amarilla, Truchas, Vallecitos, Velarde, Youngsville

Los Alamos:
Los Alamos, White Rock

Did you know?

Santa Fe 84,612 (2018)
Rio Arriba 38,921 (2019)
Los Alamos 12,019

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