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Tribal-State Forums

Title: Tribal Court/State Court Forum
Parties: California tribal courts, California courts
Date enacted/published: 2010


Web page for the California Tribal Court/State Court Forum contains ongoing projects, participants, supporting material and scope of work. The Forum was appointed by the Chief Justice in 2010 to discuss issues of mutual importance to tribal and state justice systems relating to the recognition and enforcement of court orders that cross jurisdictional lines, the determination of jurisdiction for cases that might appear in either court system, and the sharing of services between jurisdictions. The Forum is charged with identifying issues concerning the working relationship between tribal and state courts and recommending to the Judicial Council ways to address these issues. A Judicial Council member and a tribal court judge co-chair this committee.

For additional information contact:
Judicial Council of California
Administrative Office of Courts
Ann Gilmour, 415-865-4207
Jennifer Walter, 415-865-7687