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Precinct III

Honorable Judge Fred Peterson


The Snowflake Justice Court handles misdemeanor criminal cases, civil traffic, felony initial appearances and preliminary hearings, orders of protection/harassment, evictions, and civil matters of $10,000 or less. The Precinct Three Justice Court serves the communities of Snowflake, Taylor, Heber.

The Honorable Fred L. Peterson has served as Justice of the Peace in the Snowflake Justice Court since 1995. This justice court precinct includes the Heber-Overgaard area, Forest Lakes, Cedar Hills, Snowflake, Taylor, and Shumway. Judge Peterson holds a Master in Counseling and Human Relations and has served on the Snowflake Town Council. He is past president of the Arizona Justice of the Peace Association, and served as Presiding Justice of the Peace in Navajo County from 2003-2004. He is also a past member of the Arizona Judicial Council. Judge Peterson is a symbol of leadership in his community because of his guidance, family values, and gentle nature. In 2004, he was nominated for—and won—the Kenneth L. MacEachern Memorial Award, the highest award of the National Judges Association.


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Contact Information

145 South Main Street, Suite D
Snowflake, AZ 85937


Phone: (928) 536-4141
Fax: (928) 536-3511

Court Hours Monday - Friday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Closed weekends and holidays
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By Phone: (928)499-3032      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
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