Public service announcements
The Judicial Branch of the Navajo Nation will be closed on Monday, April 24, 2017, to observe Navajo Nation Sovereignty Day.
Shiprock Judicial District Court will be open on April 27, 2017. The training that had previously been scheduled for that day has been postponed. A new date for court closure will be announced when the information becomes available.
Quarterly report released
The Fiscal Year Second Quarterly Report of the Judicial Branch has been released. Click on the "Branch Reports" link on this page to access.
Request for proposals
The Judicial Branch has released a Request for Proposals for an electrical service project for the Administrative Office of the Courts and Supreme Court modular buildings. See the RFP for more information.
Kayenta Judicial District will be first to accept credit card payments
The Judicial Branch of the Navajo Nation is pleased to announce that Kayenta Judicial District will begin rollout of the ePayment initiative on Wednesday, April 12, 2017.
What this means for the public is that they will now have the ability to pay for traffic fines within the Kayenta Judicial District by credit card on a secure website. They will also be able to view their cases after creating an account on JusticeWeb. The public will eventually be able to make payments by credit card at the court counter. See press release.
Public service announcement
The Judicial Branch of the Navajo Nation will be closed Friday, April 14, 2017. Normal operating hours will resume Monday, April 17, 2017.
What Happens Now seminar scheduled for April 6 in Chinle
The New Path Reentry Planning Workgroup and Navajo Nation Probation and Parole Services are hosting a "What Happens Now" seminar at the Chinle Chapterhouse on April 6, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Families of returning citizens or those formerly incarcerated are invited. See press release.
Public service announcement
Shiprock Judicial District Court will be closed March 30, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., for staff training. UPDATE: The Shiprock Judicial District has rescheduled training and will be closed April 27, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., but will be open on March 30, 2017.
The Ramah Judicial District has re-opened as of March 23, 2017. The announced closure for March 23-24, 2017, is rescinded.
Commemorating the creation of the Navajo court system
The judicial districts of the Navajo Nation annually observe Justice Day to commemorate the creation of the Navajo courts. The Navajo tribe established its own court system effective April 1, 1959. This year marks the 58th anniversary of the Navajo Nation's court system. The judicial districts will be observing Justice Day with various activities that are open to the public. See press release. The courts will be holding Justice Day on the following dates and at the following locations:
- April 4, 2017: Crownpoint Judicial District, Dzil Yijiin Judicial District
- April 5, 2017: Dilkon Judicial District
- April 7, 2017: Tuba City Judicial District, Kayenta Judicial District, Aneth Judicial District
- April 21, 2017: Chinle Judicial District
- May 2, 2017: Window Rock Judicial District also see flyer for fitness events
- May 5, 2017: Ramah Judicial District, Shiprock Judicial District
- May 8, 2017: Alamo Court(Updated)
- May 9, 2017: To'hajiilee Court