JUDICIAL BRANCH CONTACT INFORMATION
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Webpage with General Information on Protection Orders, How to Obtain an Application for Protection Order, and How to Submit
Application for Protection from Domestic Abuse and Service of Process
July 21, 2022: Our website is experiencing technical issues. Please use the following link to access our website: https://courts.navajo-nsn.gov/
April 3, 2020: Pueblo Pintado Circuit Court is closed until further notice. Essential services for Pueblo Pintado Circuit Court will be available at Crownpoint District Court. Please call (505) 786-2072 if you have any questions. Also as a reminder, the entrance doors at Crownpoint District Court are closed to the public but essential services are available. Please call the Crownpoint Court at (505) 786-2072 if you have any questions.
April 2, 2020: Most Navajo Nation District Courts are accepting credit card payments for civil traffic fines through telephone. These payments can also be made by money order and mailed to the District Court. Payments for other fines and fees must be made by money order and may be mailed to the respective court. Window Rock Court, Shiprock Court, To'hajiilee Court and Alamo are only accepting money orders at this time until further notice. If you have any questions, please call the court.
March 30, 2020: The Navajo Nation uses a sender verification system designed to eliminate spam, bulk and malicious emails. If you email the courts from a non-Navajo Nation email address, please make sure to verify your email address by following the instructions sent back to you by email. This will allow for your email to go through to the intended recipient.
Also, if sending documents by fax or email, we encourage you to contact the court or program by telephone to ensure that your email or fax is received.
archive on select announcements related to COVID-19.
Judicial Branch holidays are listed on the Administrative of the Courts webpage.
Public service announcement
The closure of the Dilkon Judicial District Court building has been extended through Friday, September 23, 2022. The Court building will reopen on Monday, September 26, 2022. The Court continues to provide services to the public during the closure of its building.
See public service announcement for more information.
JAG 2020 Narrative Revised 9.30.21
The Navajo Nation Justice Strategic Planning. The link to the application is here.
FY 2022 3rd Quarterly Report released
July 18, 2022: The Navajo Nation Judicial Branch Fiscal Year 2022 Third Quarterly Report is available on the Branch Reports webpage. The link to the report is here.
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July 9, 2021: Navajo Nation Division of Economic Development v. Dineh Benally. Opinion. SC-CV-18-20
For all opinions (2013 -
The Navajo Reporter, Volumes
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Hashkééjí Nahat'á Bahane'
- (March 2022). In this issue: Probation staff graduates from Academy, Peacemaking presents on traditional marriage.