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North Canyon Justice Court

Posted by Shawn B. Hamp | Aug 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

I-15, Colorado City, Littlefield and Beaver Dam Arizona All Are Within Mohave County's Most Remote Justice Court Precinct

There are five justice court precincts in Mohave County.  The North Canyon Justice Court's precinct is located in the northern part of the county above the Grand Canyon and the Colorado River in an area called the Arizona Strip.


North Canyon Justice Court in many ways is isolated from the rest of Mohave County and Arizona, but it is relatively accessible by Utah and Nevada to the immediate north and western border.

The North Canyon Justice Court is located just south of Colorado City, Arizona. South of the Utah – Arizona border.

Interstate 15 is within North Canyon Justice Court's boundaries as it runs between Mesquite, Nevada and St. George, Utah.  This stretch of highway runs along the communities of Beaver Dam and Littlefield, Arizona.

North Canyon Justice Court is located just South of Colorado City Arizona.  Previously the North Canyon Justice Court was named the Moccasin Precinct justice court and was located just north of Pipe Springs National Monument and the Kaibab Indian Reservation.

The North Canyon Justice Court is located at the following address:

2100 S. Hwy 389

PO Box 3160

Colorado City, AZ, 86021

Phone: (928) 875-8700

Fax: (928) 875-2495

Types of Criminal Cases Handled In The North Canyon Justice Court

Judges and Prosecutors

The Justice of the Peace for North Canyon Justice Court is Justice of the Peace, Barbara Brown. Barbara Brown was elected as Justice of the Peace in 2012. Previously Judge Brown was the head clerk of the court.  She was appointed in 2011 as interim justice of the peace after Judge Mitchell Kaluali resigned to become the Lake Havasu City Magistrate.

The North Canyon Justice Court Room. A full size jury box is located near the judge’s bench and is often used for DUI and serious misdemeanor cases.

The Mohave County Attorney's Office is the main prosecuting agency for the North Canyon Justice Court except for Colorado City municipal cases.

The County Attorney's Office handles misdemeanor criminal cases and court hearings that are scheduled twice monthly.  Misdemeanors often include, DUI, criminal speeding, local cases of assault and domestic violence type offenses.

Felony cases and arrest that occur in North Canyon Justice Court precinct often conduct Initial Appearances everyday, but most cases are transferred to the Mohave Superior Court after grand jury indictment.  Therefore preliminary hearings scheduled in felony cases often get vacated or canceled later.

Contact Our Office With Your North Canyon Case

The North Canyon Justice Court is one of the many courts that our office serves in Mohave County, and Arizona.  If you have a criminal case pending in the Court, always feel free to contact our office (928) 753-6868 with any questions you may have.

About the Author

Shawn B. Hamp

President and lead counsel for The Hamp Law Offices, LLC (An Arizona Professional Corporation), Shawn Hamp has practiced law for more than 15 years with an emphasis in criminal law. An experienced trial attorney, Mr. Hamp has been lead counsel in hundreds of criminal trials and court...


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