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Precinct IV

Honorable Susi Nelson


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. 

Additional Information

Contact Information

Located 1.5 miles east of Hwy. 163 and Jct. 160 @MP 394.3  

PO Box 38 
Kayenta, AZ 86003 

Email: kayentajpdocuments@courts.az.gov

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

NOTE: This Court does not process Navajo Nation Tribal Court matters. Please contact  the  Navajo Nation Judicial Branch - Courts for Tribal Court information.

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: (844) 279-6288          Mon - Fri 8am - 8pm EST        Sat - Sun 10am - 2pm EST

If you are required to pay fines, penalties, fees or other financial obligations as a result of a judgement of this court and you are unable to pay, bring this information to the attention of court staff or the judge because payments over time or other alternatives may be available.  Do not ignore your responsibility to pay, as this may result in additional penalties and costs to you.  For more information, contact the court or an attorney.  

Juror Information Phone: (928) 524-4178
Phone: (800) 634-2392