Karuk Tribal Court                            

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                       Please email or call to set up an appointment              

Email: judicialclerk2@karuk.us Phone: (530)-493-1600 Ext 6500

Mailing Address: P.O.Box 629, Yreka, California 96097

Click here to view the Tribal Court Fee Schedule

Court Calendar: September 2022

Karuk Tribal Code

Title 3 Tribal Court

Ch 3.05 Tribal Court Establishment  Click here to view

Ch 3.10 Rules of Court and Civil Procedure Click here to view

Title 8  Health and Safety

Ch 8.05 Protective Orders Click here to view

Title 10 Children and Family

Ch 10.05 Family Relations Click here to view

Ch 10.10 Children and Youth in Need of Care Click here to view

Ch 10.15 Foster Home Standards and Requirements Click here to view 


  Parties in a custody dispute case will be referred to mediation and the parties are responsible for the costs of the mediation services. (Karuk Tribal Code, Ch. 10.05 Family Relations)

The Karuk Tribal Court does not employ Attorneys for membership use or representation nor can any judicial staff provide legal advice. 



 The Karuk Tribal Court does not employ Attorneys for membership use or representation nor can staff provide legal advice.

If you are seeking information pertaining to State Court Legal Matters the following Resources may be of great use.


1. County's Family Law Facilitator's office                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Family Law Facilitator / Self Help Attorney
411 4th Street, Yreka, CA. www.siskiyou.courts.ca.gov/self-help/family-law-facilitator

HUMBOLDT-(707)-445-7256 ext 1750 or emailing court.selfhelp@humboldtcourt.ca.gov

The Self-Help Center cannot assist you if you have an attorney. The Self-Help Center cannot give you legal advice.  You should contact a private attorney if you want personalized advice or strategy, to have a confidential conversation, or to be represented by an attorney in court.


2.Non-Profit -California Indian Legal Services


Free and low-cost legal services to California tribes,tribal organizations, and Native American individuals.
Click here for Brochure: Brochure July 2022


3. Non-Profit-Legal Services

 Home Legal Services of Northern California : https://lsnc.net

123 Third Street, EurekaCA ,Voice:(707) 445-0866

1370 West Street,ReddingCA,Voice: (530) 241-3565  Toll Free: (800) 822-9687


Download Fillable PDF Forms

The following PDF forms are intended for filing in the Karuk Tribal Court. The forms have been made fillable so that they maybe  downloaded, completed, printed and submitted, VIA FAX to the Karuk Tribal Court. You will receive written confirmation of the date and time of recorded receipt by the Clerk of the Court.

Any filing fees need to be delivered to the court within five (5) court days of the received written confirmation either in person or via US Mail.

Cash, Money Order, or Check are accepted and must be made payable to The Karuk Tribe. Credit cards are not accepted.

Please ensure that when filing VIA FAX, you have completed all forms thoroughly and include the Fax Filing cover sheet.

Karuk Tribal Court FAX No.: (530) 842-4889


Karuk Tribal Court Copy Request

Fax Filing Coversheet

Declaration Regarding Tribal Jurisdiction

Motion For Modifying or Amending A Prior Order

Response To Motion For Modifying or Amending A Prior Order

Motion to Request A Continuance

MC-01 Blank Attachment 

Proof of Personal Service


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