Smith River Rancheria Tribal Court

The Smith River Rancheria is a federally recognized tribe located in the north-western corner of California. The tribe has approximately 100 acres of land in total. Thirty acres of land in Del Norte County are held by the tribe. However, the federally recognized service area of the Tribe includes Humboldt and Del Norte Counties in Northern California and Coos, Curry and Josephine counties in southwestern Oregon.

 

The Smith River Rancheria tribal court was established by Tribal Ordinance 06-10 in April of 2006. The court currently hears primarily family law related cases including child welfare, guardianships, protective orders, dissolutions and child support. The Court also hears name change matters.
Presiding Judge:  Hon. Richard Blake

Clerk of the Court:  Devon White 
devon.white@tolowa.com
Telephone 707.487.9255 extension 3223

Smith River Rancheria Tribal Court
P.O. Box 992
Smith River, California 95567

707-487-6424
888-468-8221 (fax)

http://www.tolowa-nsn.gov/TribalGovernment/TribalJudicialSystem.aspx

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