Karuk Judicial System

Due to budget restraints the Child and Family Court is only accessible by appointments.

To schedule a date and time to file a modification or new petition with the Tribal Court call:

530-841-3143 Ext:1  or 530-493-1630 Ext: 1


April Attebury-Administrator

Tanya Busby-Deputy Administrator

Alma Bickford- Compliance Officer, Youth Healing To Wellness Court

Fax: 530-842-4889
Mailing Address: P.O.Box 629, Yreka, California 96097


The Court currently hears cases monthly on a wide variety of topics including cases involving family law,  child welfare, youth wellness and civil domestic violence.

The Court utelizes a dispute resolution approach to ensure the system is culturally appropriate and as non-adversarial as possible.


Click here to view the Tribal Court Ordinance

Click here to view the Karuk Child and Family Code Title I: Children And Youth in Need of Care

Click here to view  the Karuk Child and Family Code Title II: Domestic Relations

Click here to view the Rules of Court

(The Tribal Court Fee Schedule is listed on pages 18-20 of the Rules of Court)


Click here to view the Karuk Legal Access Center Guidelines

Click here to view the Karuk Legal Access Center Policies and Procedures



A Family Law Mediator willing to provide services, for a fee to tribal members, from Orleans to Eureka can be found at: http://www.steinbergmediator.com/site/

Helpful LegalDocuments can be found at: http://www.nctcc.org and http://www.courts.ca.gov/12568.htm


ALL ICWA notices for the Karuk Tribe are to be routed ATTENTION:  Karuk ICWA Unit. The correct mailing address is 1519 South Oregon Street, Yreka, CA 96097.  

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