Tribal Court-State Court Forum


The forum makes recommendations to the council for improving the administration of justice in all proceedings in which the authority to exercise jurisdiction by the state judicial branch and the tribal justice systems overlaps.

Date Established

December 2010

Key projects of this advisory body are outlined in the annual agenda.

Nomination Announcement

We are seeking nominations to fill one tribal court judge vacancy on the Tribal Court-State Court Forum. Tribal leaders of California tribes with tribal courts who do not already have a judge of their court serving on the forum may nominate a judge from their court by submitting the nomination form no later than September 30, 2019.

Contact Information

Center for Families, Children & the Courts
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