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
Tanya Busby-Deputy Administrator
Alma Bickford- Compliance Officer, Youth Healing To Wellness Court
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/
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.