Appeals: Chapter 80; Tribal Court Code; Three-member panel of judges; Notice of Appeals must be filed 20 days after judgment entered; Must post bond and filing fee and transcript deposit
Admission Requirements: Fill out the Application to the Bar. Attorneys: Certificate of Good Standing from state Supreme Court and fee of $75.00; Lay Advocates: Submit affidavit reciting the qualifications of such spokesman to represent another before the Court accompanied by an admission fee of $25.00.
Court’s Source of Power: Tribal Constitution.
Rules of the Tribal Court
Subject Matter Jurisdiction: Civil (includes traffic, child welfare, child support, paternity, housing, truancy, domestic abuse, juvenile drinking, landlord/tenant, Conservation/Natural Resources on and off reservation, and divorce); and CHIPS for children 17 years of age and under, Small Claims, Probate: Criminal (probation by Judges).
Personal Jurisdiction: Tribal members; limited non-member Indian and non-Indians; and depending on subject matter.