Criminal (Adult), adjudicates actions against individuals either through a criminal complaint or citation and imposes sentences appropriate to the offense
Criminal (Juvenile), holds “admit/deny” hearings for juveniles involved in issues which would be considered criminal cases if the incidents were committed by an adult.
Civil, provides civil jurisdiction for marriages, divorces and custody issues. Also hears issues dealing with other civil matters not related to family law, i.e., Probate court, small Claims Court.
Housing, offers Judicial Review of due process in housing issues.
Wellness Court offers a diversion program for offenses relating to alcohol and substance abuse. If the person completes the 15 month program, all charges are dismissed.
Mediation Court, available upon request.
Defense Advocacy, offers an advocate to all native defendants facing criminal charges and limited civil advocacy.
Probation (Adult), offers a diversion program in lieu of incarceration.
Probation (Juvenile), also serves as the tribe’s Attendance Officer enforcing the tribes school attendance law. Also serves as the liaison with the school district and advisor to the Peer Court, which is the “informal resolution” to juvenile issues. If the informal resolution is not accepted or completed, the juvenile will then proceed to the formal admit/deny hearings before the judge in Juvenile Court.
Domestic Violence, offers advocacy services and referral services to victims of domestic violence.
Court Clerk processes all documents which is generated or passes through the court.
Bailiff serves as primary court security and process server of court orders and subpoenas.
Native American Victims’ Impact Panel
International Visitors’ Host Site