There are no jury trials scheduled for the month of January 2022.
In accordance with tribal policies, face masks must be worn at all times in the building.
If you need to file a document with the Court, you may place it in the Drop Box located by the front door of the Justice Center, file at the court Front Desk, or you may email your pleadings to:
NEWS: Congratulations to Meskwaki tribal member Sarah Wheelock, who was appointed as the first Native American to sit on the Minnesota Court of Appeals. https://www.meskwaki.org/sara-wheelock-appointed-to-minnesota-court-of-appeals/
The Tribal Court of the Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa was established by Tribal Council Resolution No. 12-2004, enacted on June 9, 2004. This resolution created an integrated judicial department consisting of a court of appeals, a trial court, and such lower or intermediate courts as the Tribal Council deems necessary to resolve disputes. This section will help you learn more about the Meskwaki Tribal Court and its work.
It is the mission of the Meskwaki Tribal Court to administer Justice according to laws that govern the Meskwaki Nation by exercising all judicial and dispute resolution powers of the Tribe.
To discover and determine the truth; and to seek a resolution which restores balance to the community in accordance with the customs and traditions of the tribe, repairs relationships, results in fairness, and avoids principles of retribution and punishment.
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Attention: There are no jury trials scheduled for the month of January 2022.