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This page was last updated on 04/09/2024
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April 15, 2024: The Judicial Branch Fiscal Year 2024 Second Quarterly Report is available under the Branch Reports page.

April 5, 2024: Chief Justice JoAnn Jayne named Bennie Francisco, Jr., as Administrator Director of the Courts with the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC), effective April 1, 2024. Read more.

March 20, 2024: The public is invited to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the Navajo Nation courts as judicial districts across the Navajo Nation hold Justice Day events. Read more

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. Payments for other fines and fees must be made by money order. Window Rock 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.

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Supreme Court Opinions       

July 9, 2021:  Navajo Nation Division of Economic Development v. Dineh Benally. Opinion. SC-CV-18-20

For all opinions (2013 - present) for which no motions are pending, click here.

The Navajo Reporter, Volumes 1-9 are available for purchase. NOTE: Volume 4 is out of stock and not available at this time. Click here for more information.

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An archive of Judicial Branch newsletters may be found here.  

Hashkééjí Nahat'á Bahane' - (March 2022).  In this issue: Probation staff graduates from Academy, Peacemaking presents on traditional marriage.


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