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Precinct IV

The Kayenta Justice Court handles misdemeanor criminal cases, civil traffic, felony initial appearances and preliminary hearings, orders of protection/harassment, evictions, weddings, and civil matters of $10,000 or less. The Precinct Four Justice Court serves the communities of Kayenta, Shonto, Chilchinbito, Black Mesa, Forest Lake, Hard Rock, Low Mountain, Pinon, Tachee/Blue Gap, Whippoorwill.

Susie Nelson is the Justice of the Peace at the Kayenta Justice Court, which is located on the Navajo reservation, gateway to the beautiful Monument Valley. Judge Nelson was appointed to the bench in 2007, by the Navajo County Board of Supervisors, when the former Judge Evelyne E. Bradley retired. Judge Nelson started as a court clerk to Judge Bradley in 1999. Prior employment includes Navajo Nation Judicial District in Kayenta for 8 years. Judge Nelson has three children Michael, Latasha and Wesley.


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Contact Information

PO Box 38
1.5 miles east of Hwy. 163 and Jct. 160
@MP 394.3
Kayenta, AZ 86003

Phone: (928) 697-3522
Fax: (928) 697-3528

Court Hours Monday - Friday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Closed weekends and holidays
This court observes Daylight Savings Time from March to November.  Please check local time in Kayenta.
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By Phone: (877) 717-4655
   Mon-Fri 7:00 am-9:00 pm (EST)
   Weekends 9:00 am-6:00 pm (EST)

Juror Information Phone: (928) 524-4178
Phone: (800) 634-2392
Court Administration Marla Randall, Court Administrator
Phone: (928) 524-4223
Fax: (928) 524-4325
Fee Schedule Fee schedule and additional information