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The Tribal Court

The San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe

San Juan southern paiute tribe

Tribal Court Mailing Address

25745 Barton Rd # 342. Loma Linda, CA 92354

Terms

THE TRIBAL COURT

Article VI the Tribal Constitution establishes the Tribal Court system of the San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe. Currently, the Tribal Court System consists of a Tribal Court and a Court of Appeals. The Court of Appeals is the highest court within the Tribal Court System.

The judicial power of the Tribal Courts extends to all cases and controversies within the jurisdiction of the Tribe, in law or equity, arising under the Tribal Constitution, the laws or customs of the Tribe, or which are vested in the Tribal Courts by federal law or by virtue of the Tribe’s inherent sovereignty. Any case or controversy arising within the jurisdiction of the Tribe must be filed in Tribal Court or other appropriate forum established by the Tribal Council before it is filed in any other court.

Meet the tribal Court

Tribal Judges

Tribal Court System Judges are appointed to four (4) year terms.

Hon. Kristina M. Kalka
Tribal Court Judge all matters
Term of Office:
9/7/18 – 9/6/22
Hon. Wes Williams, Jr
Tribal Court Judge (election matters only)
Term of Office:
1/9/16 – 1/8/20
Hon. Thomas E. Weathers
Appellate Judge (all matters)
Term of Office:
2/20/19 – 2/19/23
Meet the tribal Court clerk

Tribal Court Clerk and Communications

Morganna Bradley
Tribal Court Clerk
Email | Tribal Court
tribalcourt@sanjuanpaiute-nsn.gov.
Email | Appellate Court
appellatecourt@sanjuanpaiute-nsn.gov
Mailing Address
Attn: Kalka’
25745 Barton Rd
# 342.
Loma Linda, CA 92354

COURT RULES

OFFICIAL COUT RULES

Matters filed in the Tribal Court System must follow the proper rules and procedure to be heard. The Tribal Courts have rules, forms and instructions that should be used to file and process cases which are available on this website or upon request to the Tribal Court Clerk.

The Rules of Court can be found in Title 5, Chapter 3 of the Law & Order Code. Please note that Rules of Court, forms and instructions continue to be developed and will be added to the website as they are adopted.Filing of Cases or Appeals

*Note that some matters may have deadlines for filing a case or appeal. The Constitution and the Tribal Law & Order Code provide the deadlines for filing a case or appeal in the San Juan Southern Paiute Tribal Courts. Forms with filing information are provided below to assist in filing cases or appeals.

Official Court Froms

San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe Official Court Forms

Click Below

Important! Please Read.

The forms members can access online will have to be signed in front of a notary.

Forms
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Civil Petition
Forms
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Notice of Enrollment Appeal

Important! Please Read.

The forms members can access online will have to be signed in front of a notary.

Important! Please Read.

The forms members can access online will have to be signed in front of a notary.

Forms
|
Notice of Enrollment Appeal

Important! Please Read.

The forms members can access online will have to be signed in front of a notary.